The plan identifies eight core "national missions" running through 2017 and directed ministries to submit detailed implementation plans to the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change by December 2008.
National Solar Mission
National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency
- Mandating specific energy consumption decreases in large energy-consuming industries, with a system for companies to trade energy-savings certificates;
- Energy incentives, including reduced taxes on energy-efficient appliances;
- Financing for public-private partnerships to reduce energy consumption through demand-side management programs in the municipal, buildings and agricultural sectors.
National Mission on Sustainable Habitat
National Water Mission
National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
National Mission for a Green India
National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture
National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change
- Multiple end-uses