Tamil Nadu established a District Climate Change Mission in 38 districts

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The Government of Tamil Nadu has recently established a District Climate Change Mission in 38 districts of the state.

Important facts

  • With a view to strengthen the government response at the grassroots level, the Tamil Nadu government has set up District Climate Change Missions.

  • Earlier in March, the state government had issued orders for the formation of the "Tamil Nadu Climate Change Mission", an initiative with a "vision to make Tamil Nadu a climate smart state".

  • DCCM will be administered by District Collectors as 'Mission Director' while District Forest Officer (DFO) will act as 'Climate Officer'.

  • Collectors will prepare district-level climate change mitigation and adaptation plans and provide inputs for low-carbon, climate-resilient development plans.

  • The Tamil Nadu government has allocated Rs.3.80 crore for district level mission activities.

About Tamil Nadu 

  • Formation- 26 January 1950

  • Capital- Chennai

  • Governor- Ravindra Narayan Ravi

  • Chief Minister- M.K. Stalin

  • Assembly - 234 seats

  • Lok Sabha - 39 seats

  • Rajya Sabha - 18 seats

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