29-November-2020
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India has set target of cutting carbon footprint by 30-35%: PM Narendra Modi
21-Nov-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India has set a target of reducing the carbon footprint by 30 to 35 per cent. He made the statement while addressing the convocation ceremony of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) here through video conference. “Today, our country is moving ahead with the target of reducing the carbon footprint by 30 to 35 per cent. When I told this to the world, it expressed surprise and wondered if India can achieve it,” he said. “Efforts are on to increase the use of natural gas capacity four times during this decade, and work is also on to nearly double the oil refining capacity in the next five years,” he said.

News Source:- https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/india-has-set-target-of-cutting-carbon-footprint-by-30-35-pm-narendra-modi/2133355/