• Shri Bikram Keshari Arukha

    Hon'ble Minister

    Forest & Env.

  • Shri Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, IAS

    Principal Secretary

    F & E Dept.

Odisha Map

Odisha Map

Climate Change Cell

Climate Change Cell

Climate Change Cell

Climate Change Cell

Climate Change Cell

Action plan matrix (2015–20)
Agriculture- Key Priorities

  1. Continue the livelihood-focused, people-centric integrated watershed development programmes in rain-fed areas vulnerable to climatic variations.
  2. Establish an institutional delivery mechanism to promote best practices on climate change
  3. Capacity building of extension personnel
  4. Increase the area under fruit crops to help cope with uncertain weather patterns
  5. Develop water-efficient micro-irrigation methods: individual and community farm ponds
  6. Ensure coordination by the National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) of climate change adaptation initiatives
  7. Create awareness among farmers of climate change adaptation.
  8. Establish an automated weather station
  9.  Establish a seed bank at the village level.
  10. Promote SRI.
  11. Encourage the adoption of climate-resilient cropping techniques.
  12. Document Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) in agriculture.
  13. Green energy efficient models for farmers