• 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)
Mining - Key priorities

  1. Prepare regional sustainable mining plans
  2. Devise a mechanism for green belt development and maintenance in mining clusters
  3. Create an environmental restoration fund supported by contributions from mining companies
  4. Prepare an action plan for reclamation and rehabilitation of old abandoned mines.
  5. Construct rest shelters with plantations in mining areas to provide shelter during heat wave conditions
  6. Supply drinking water in the vicinity of mining clusters
  7. Explore cleaner technologies and best practices in coal mining.
  8. Conduct a study to determine the potential of coal bed methane in the coal fields of Odisha
  9. Develop a methodology to measure, monitor, and verify the amount of carbon sequestered by plantation programmes in the mining sector.