Sri. B. Kalyan Chakravarthy, IAS, DG EPTRI making the presentation in CoP24 in Kotowice, Poland on Mainstreaming SAPCC implementation and mainstreaming CCA into local planning process on 6th December, 2018

Dr. J. Sesha Srinivas, Senior Scientist, Environment protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI),  delivered a lecture on ‘Linkage between Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change initiatives in Telangana’ on 15.03.2019, in the  National workshop on  Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for the States and Union Territories Using Common Framework conducted by the Department of Science &Technology in New Delhi.

EPTRI, with support of GIZ and in collaboration with IORA Ecological Solutions, organized a five-day Training of Trainers programme from 21st to 25th January, 2019 on ‘Integrating Climate Change Adaptation in Development’. The main objective of the programme was to create a ready pool of trainers in the state who can take forward in climate sensitization of development planning. About 25 participants from diverse backgrounds— state level training institutes, government line departments, IMD and NGOs were trained. Dr. K. Tirupataiah, IFS (Director, TS Forest Academy) delivered the keynote address. The training included lectures, discussions on case studies, group work and a field visit to a climate vulnerable village.

Haritha Haaram programme at Government School on 14.07.2017

3 DAYS TRAINING PROGRAMME ON Clean Development Mechanism(CDM)27th - 29th November,2017


State Level Media Workshop on Climate Change held at Mahabubnagar on May 22-24, 2018

Roundtable on Climate Change for Policy Makers - Inaugural Programme on Capacity Building on Climate Change under Indo-German Project " Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India" held at Office of Chief Secretary, T.S. Secretariat, Hyderabad on 3rd April, 2018.

Initiatives of Telangana Government

  • Mission Kakatiya (Our Village –Our Tank): Restoration of 46,531 minor Irritation tanks in 5 years to enhance the of agriculture based income for small and marginal farmers. So far around 14599 tanks were resorted

  • Haritha Haram: Mission to plant 2.3 billion trees in 3 years. Achieved plantation of 81.535 crores plants under the flagship programme of the Telangana Government

  • Renewable Energy: The cumulative capacity of renewable energy commissioned in Telangana is 3083MW

Initiatives of EPTRI

  • EPTRI prepared State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) for the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and then for the State of Telangana

  • EPTRI secured the project "Resilient Agricultural Households through Adaptation to Climate change in Mahabubnagar district, Telangana (RAH-ACT)" from MoEF &CC under NAFCC. EPTRI executing the project in association with DoA, PJTSAU and ICRCISAT with budget of Rs 24 Crores

  • EPTRI executing “Strengthening the State Climate Change Centre/Cell (SCCC) in the State of Telangana” sanctioned by Department of Science & Technology

  • EPTRI preparing the “State Specific Action Plan (SSAP) on water sector for Telangana State in accordance with ToR given by MoWR RD & GR , GoI


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