India’s progress in combating climate change

This publication attempts to present a range of initiatives highlighting enhanced actions in the area of mitigation and adaptation in India. It addresses the policy designs and their implementation in various sectors which include inter alia; renewable energy, energy efficiency, water management and development of strategic knowledge to combat the impacts of climate change that can no longer be prevented. The briefing paper on “India’s progress on combating climate change” sends an encouraging message about the engagement of Government of India in collaborating with various state and non state actors to step up cooperation on climate change related programmes. The paper also outlines the huge challenges of financial requirements needed for the development of climate resilient infrastructure, clean technologies and capacity building in India.