Climate change is a top priority for the government of Uttar Pradesh. To tackle the problem of Climate Change in the State, the government of Uttar Pradesh has appointed the Department of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change as the state's nodal agency. As part of disseminating information about the state's climate, the DoEF&CC intended to build a knowledge portal on climate action and a clean environment. The Uttar Pradesh government worked with the GIZ to build the Uttar Pradesh Climate Change Knowledge Portal.
The Uttar Pradesh Climate Change Knowledge Portal (UPCCKP) delivers visual analytics of the state's historical climate-related data, as well as the state’s climate vulnerability data. It also provides information on the environment-related legal framework and a brief description of the state’s clean environment and sustainability-related schemes and programs. The UPCCKP will ease the generation and transmission of knowledge about climate change to a broad audience in the State. On the other, it will assist raise awareness of Uttar Pradesh-specific concerns about climate change.
The Uttar Pradesh Climate Change Knowledge Portal is an interactively curated website intended to facilitate a one-stop shop for climate-related queries from the state's key stakeholders, including Panchayati Raj, Government Organizations, the Private Sector, Civil Societies, International Organizations, Academia, and the Community.