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PM Modi Asks Centre & State To Jointly Promote Green Industrial Economy

(MENAFN- KNN India) PM Modi asks Centre & State to jointly promote green industrial economy

New Delhi, Sept 23 (KNN) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that both the central and the state government together have to move towards a green industrial economy.

Inaugurating the two-day National Conference of Environment Ministers in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat virtually he said that the holistic development of Ekta Nagar is a prime example of an environmental pilgrimage when it comes to forests, water conservation, tourism and our tribal brothers and sisters.

Giving examples of the International Solar Alliance, Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, and LiFE movement, he remarked that India is not just taking huge strides in the field of renewable energy, but also guiding other nations of the world.

Drawing everyone's attention to the net zero target for the year 2070, the Prime Minister said that the focus of the country is on green growth and green jobs.

He stressed the need to maintain equilibrium with nature. He also highlighted the role of the environment ministries of the states in achieving these goals.

The Prime Minister urged all environment ministers to promote a circular economy as much as possible in the states.

The Conference is being convened to create further synergy amongst the Central and State Governments in formulating better policies on issues such as Elimination of Plastic Pollution through a multi-pronged approach, State Action Plans to combat Climate Change with a focus on LiFE effectively- Lifestyle for Environment.

It will also focus on increasing the forest cover with particular emphasis on restoration of degraded land and wildlife conservation. (KNN Bureau)


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