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Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha has begun the process to prepare the second phase of the State Climate Change Action Plan (SCCAP) with an outlay of about Rs 31,667 crore for the next five years, informed Chief Secretary A P Padhi.
Taking a programme-wise review of the activities taken up so far, the chief secretary on Thursday directed officials of the forest and environment departments to make an assessment of the benefits derived from the first phase of the SCCAP implemented from 2010-11 to 2015-16.
“The departments have been asked to come up with innovative projects for convergence of funds from different sources,” Padhi said, adding that the five-year SCCAP would be implemented with an estimated outlay of about Rs 31,667 crore.
The meeting resolved to set up a regular follow up and outcome assessment unit to ensure result oriented utilisation of fund to be spent for the purpose.