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India's ClimateSmart Cities Assessment Framework 2020

Wednesday, 28 October, 2020

Climate Centre for Cities (C-Cube) at India's National Institute of Urban Affairs under the aegis of The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is launching the Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2020.

The ClimateSmart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF) is a first of its kind city assessment framework on climate-relevant parameters.

The framework serves as a tool for cities to assess their present climate situation and provides a roadmap for cities to adopt and implement climate actions to help mainstream resilience. CSCAF consists of 28 indicators across five thematic areas, namely:

  1. Energy and Green Buildings
  2. Urban Planning, Green Cover and Biodiversity
  3. Mobility and Air Quality
  4. Water Management
  5. Waste Management