The State Government has notified EPTRI as a Nodal Agency for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Centre for Climate Change in Andhra Pradesh vide G.O Ms. No. 101 EFS&T (Env. Dept) dated 19.11.2001. Since then EPTRI has conducted many training programmes in the areas of CDM and Climate Change. EPTRI has prepared State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) for the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and then for the State of Telangana.
Climate Change Division has prepared small film for the Science Express Train, Ministry of Environment and Forestry & Climate Change, Government of India. Prepared concepts notes and small film for Conference of Parties (CoP -21) held in Paris, from 30th November, 2015 to 12th December, 2015. DG, EPTRI represented the Government of Telangana in Cop 21 and made a presentation on initiatives of Telangana on Climate Change.
Presently the Division is actively engaged in preparation of project proposals for accessing finances from various national and International agencies towards Climate Change Adaptation and mitigation measures for the State of Telangana.
The Division is also conducting several environmental education programmes to bring awareness among school children.