Sri. B. Kalyan Chakravarthy, IAS, DG EPTRI making the presentation in CoP24 in Kotowice, Poland on Mainstreaming SAPCC implementation and mainstreaming CCA into local planning process on 6th December, 2018
Dr. J. Sesha Srinivas, Senior Scientist, Environment protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI), delivered a lecture on ‘Linkage between Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change initiatives in Telangana’ on 15.03.2019, in the National workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for the States and Union Territories Using Common Framework conducted by the Department of Science &Technology in New Delhi.
EPTRI, with support of GIZ and in collaboration with IORA Ecological Solutions, organized a five-day Training of Trainers programme from 21st to 25th January, 2019 on ‘Integrating Climate Change Adaptation in Development’. The main objective of the programme was to create a ready pool of trainers in the state who can take forward in climate sensitization of development planning. About 25 participants from diverse backgrounds— state level training institutes, government line departments, IMD and NGOs were trained. Dr. K. Tirupataiah, IFS (Director, TS Forest Academy) delivered the keynote address. The training included lectures, discussions on case studies, group work and a field visit to a climate vulnerable village.
INDO - US WORKSHOP ON HIGH-RESOLUTION CLIMATE PROJECTIONS AND ANALYSIS FOR INDIA was held on 12th - 13th February 2018 at EPTRI.
State Level Media Workshop on Climate Change held at Mahabubnagar on May 22-24, 2018
EPTRI, in partnership with Center for Media Studies (CMS) and German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) organized a three day workshop, aimed at orienting journalists on climate change adaptation as well as on local and State-level initiatives. Climate experts shared their observations supported by scientific research and predictions about the much-talked issue facing the world. The bottom-line as echoed by one and all, was that "climate change is for real" and that media needs to play a more important part in educating the rural masses about it. The workshop, followed by a field visit was well attended by print and electronic media personnel from the districts of Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool and Wanaparthy
Roundtable on Climate Change for Policy Makers - Inaugural Programme on Capacity Building on Climate Change under Indo-German Project " Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India" held at Office of Chief Secretary, T.S. Secretariat, Hyderabad on 3rd April, 2018.
Environment Protection Training & Research Institute (EPTRI), in partnership with GIZ has launched a multi-level 'Capacity Building Programme on Climate Change' in the state of Telangana under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) - GIZ bilateral technical programme on 'Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA-RAI)'and National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India for mainstreaming climate change into sectoral planning process and strengthening capacity and enhancing knowledge on climate issues. The 'Roundtable on Climate Change for Policy Makers' was held under the chairmanship of Dr. S K. Joshi, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Telangana. The objective of the Roundtable was to highlight and update on the state's concern for climate change, adaptation needs and how to mobilize and access finance for climate change interventions at the state and at the national level. The workshop was attended by Sr. B. Kalyan Chakravarthy, IAS, Director General, EPTRI, Dr. Ashish Chaturvedi, Director NRM & Climate Change, GIZ, Senior Principal Secretaries from HMDA, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry, Scientists from EPTRI, ICRISAT, Officials from NABARD, etc.