Meeting on proposals under NAFCC held

NEW DELHI, Feb 5: A technical screening committee met here on 5 February under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) Joint Secretary Ravi S Prasad to take up project proposals submitted under the National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC).
Following a PowerPoint presentation by Arunachal Pradesh PCCF (E&CC) AK Shukla on the state’s proposal, it was agreed that the proposal would be placed before the MoEF&CC secretary on 7 February, after deliberations are held on some of the data inputs.
Presentations were also made by representatives from Tripura, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. While the proposal from Tamil Nadu was kept in abeyance, Tripura was advised to reexamine its proposal, in terms of areas of intervention, and to submit it before the final meeting.
The Arunachal Pradesh government was represented by Shukla, the E&CC deputy director, and the project’s programme coordinator, D Dohu Robin.