Q. Consider the following statements regarding “The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)”:
1.It was launched in 2018.
2.It consists of eight missions.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Explanation: The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) was released by the Prime Minister on 30th June 2008.
- It outlines a national strategy that aims to enable the country to adapt to climate change and enhance the ecological sustainability of India ‘s development path.
- It stresses that maintaining a high growth rate is essential for increasing living standards of the vast majority of people of India and reducing their vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.
- There are eight ―National Missions which form the core of the National Action Plan.
- They focus on promoting understanding of climate change, adaptation and mitigation, energy efficiency and natural resource conservation.