Sustainable Lifestyle

To put forward and further propagate a healthy and sustainable way of living based on traditions and values of conservation and moderation.

Cleaner Economic Development

To adopt a climate friendly and a cleaner path than the one followed hitherto by others at corresponding level of economic development.

Reduce Emission Intensity of GDP

To reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level.

Increase the Share of Non Fossil Fuel Based Electricity

To achieve about 40 percent cumulative electric power installed capacity from non-fossil fuel based energy resources by 2030 with the help of transfer of technology and low cost international finance including from Green Climate Fund (GCF).

Enhancing Forests Carbon Sink

To create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through additional forest and tree cover by 2030.

Adaptation Component

To better adapt to climate change by enhancing investments in development programmes in sectors vulnerable to climate change, particularly agriculture, water resources, Himalayan region, coastal regions, health and disaster management.

Mobilizing Finance

To mobilize domestic and new & additional funds from developed countries to implement the above mitigation and adaptation actions in view of the resource required and the resource gap.

Technology Development & Transfer

To build capacities, create domestic framework and international architecture for quick diffusion of cutting edge climate technology in India and for joint collaborative R&D for such future technologies.

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  • Climate Change Finance Requirement
  • Requirement For Technology Transfer & Support
  • Capacity Building Needs

Adaptation Strategies

  • Agriculture
  • Water
  • Health
  • Coastal Regions & Islands
  • Disaster Management
  • Protecting Biodiversity & Himalayan Ecosystem
  • Rural Livelihoods Security
  • Adaptation Action Under State Action Plans On Climate Change
  • Knowledge Management & Capacity Building

Mitigation Strategies

  • Clean And Efficient Energy System
  • Enhancing Energy Efficiency In Industries
  • Developing Climate Resilient Urban Centers
  • F'romoting Waste To Wealth Conversion
  • Safe, Smart And Sustainable Green Transportation Network
  • Planned Afforestation
  • Abatement Of Pollution
  • Citizens And Private Sector Contribution To Combating Climate Change


The Indian pavilion at COP-23 will offer a unique opportunity to showcase India's positive actions on climate change to the global audience through events/ exhibits in the nature of panel discussions, presentations, conferences, interviews, press conference, short movies, documentaries, lectures, demonstrations, showcasing of exhibits etc.

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