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Climate change is priority area for T'gana government: DG

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Adapting to climate change is a priority for the and all development projects are being examined from the view point of their climate friendliness, a senior official said here today.

Climate change is a priority area for the government, B Kalyan Chakravarthy, Director General of Environment Protection and Training Institute (EPTRI) said while speaking at the inauguration of a two-day state level media workshop on climate change.

"Media can play a critical role in communicating the challenge of climate change to communities and also influence planners and policy makers," he said.

He urged mediapersons to keep environment and climate at the back of their mind while drafting policies, programmes and initiatives.

The programme was organised by the Centre for Media Studies (CMS), in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and German Agency for International Cooperation.

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First Published: Tue, April 11 2017. 18:57 IST