The Mizoram State Climate Change Cell was created on 3rd March, 2015 with the financial support of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India under the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) programme of National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC). It is functioning under the aegis of Mizoram Science, Technology & Innovation Council (MISTIC), Directorate of Science Technology, Govt. of Mizoram. The Cell concentrates in works mainly related to the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem under the National Action Plan on Climate Change and Strategic Knowledge Mission under the State Action Plan on Climate Change.
It conducts scientific study of Climate Change and related activities including simulation of climate modeling and prediction of future scenario change in different sectors. It also conducts research on climate change issues for database/information generation for the state. It conducts capacity building and training programmes for different stakeholders especially for adaptation strategies in response to climate change for integration into developmental activities by including policy makers, concerned departments, Government officials, NGOs and the local mass.