Digital Desk, New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the program organized on World Environment Day through video conferencing. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Union Petroleum Transport Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were present in the program. On this occasion, PM Modi said, today on the occasion of World Environment Day, India has taken another big step. A detailed roadmap for the development of the ethanol sector has just been released.
PM Modi said, the ambitious -100 pilot project related to the production and distribution of ethanol across the country has also
PM Modi said, today we have resolved to meet the target of 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol by 2025. The 21st century India will get energy only from the modern thinking, modern policies of the 21st century. With this thinking, our government is continuously taking policy decisions in every field. Be it the International Solar Alliance to realize the vision of One Sun, One World, One Grid, or the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure initiative,
PM Modi said, India is moving ahead with a big global vision. India is also aware of the challenges that are being faced due to climate change and is also working actively. In 6-7 years, our capacity of renewable energy has increased by more than 250 percent. India is today in the top-5 countries of the world in terms of installed renewable energy capacity. In this also the capacity of solar energy has been increased almost in the last 6 years. increased by 15 times.
PM Modi said, today India is setting an example in front of the world that when it comes to protecting the environment, it is not necessary to block development works while doing so. Economy and Ecology both can go together, can move forward, this is the path India has chosen. Today, a large part of the country’s railway network has been electrified.
PM Modi said, the airports of the country are also being made solar power based rapidly. Before 2014, only 7 airports had solar power facility, whereas today this number has increased to more than 50. To protect the climate, It is very important to organize our efforts to protect the environment. When every citizen of the country will make a united effort to maintain the balance of water, air and land, then only we will be able to give a safe environment to our coming generations.