Ministry of Environment and Forests & Climate Change, Government of India, Government of Assam, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Oxford Project Management Limited has collaborated to create sustainable development by the means of different policies, programmes and promoting investments for climate compatible development. The CCIP – Technical Assistance Workshop for Assam SAPCC was held at the Assam Administrative Staff College in Guwahati, Assam seen dignitaries from different walks of life participating and contributing with their own modest effort. It is an effort to support the developing climate resilience in South Asia by focusing on Climate Proofing Growth and Development (CPGD) Programme – Climate Change Innovation Programme (CCIP) in five countries including India, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh for the period of 2014-2019.
According to DFID, in the next five years, these initiatives will help the South Asian countries to integrate climate change into policies, plans and budgets. Actions like development and execution of regional, state and country specific programme, building sustainable, collaborative policy reform and promotion of investments based on climate compatible development were targeted at in the event of CCIP – Technical Assistance Workshop for Assam SAPCC.
CCIP programme has built capacity of the State Government and local government bodies to address Climate issues and to integrate climate change and development imperative in policy, plans and programs in various sectors.