Nagaland action plan on climate change

The government of Nagaland has taken a very systematic and proactive approach towards the formulation of the state action plan to address climate change. The first meeting of the Steering Committee on Climate Change took place under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Govt. of Nagaland on 01.02.2011. Considering the cross sectoral nature of climate change issues it was decided that the process of preparation of SAPCC will follow consultative approach with active involvement of representatives of all climate sensitive sectors as well as civil society. Some key sectors which are highly sensitive to climate change were prioritized as areas where detailed sector plans were required. The prioritized sectors include, Agriculture and allied sectors, Forest and bio-diversity, Health, Energy, Urban Habitats, Water, sustaining livelihoods in mountain eco-systems and Climate Studies.