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‘Now the country’s focus is on green growth’, PM Modi targets environment ministers

The PM said, ‘I would urge all the environment ministers to promote circular economy in the states as much as possible. This will also give strength to our campaign of solid waste management and freedom from single use plastic.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the two-day National Conference of Environment Ministers in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat via video conferencing. During this, he said, ‘Today’s new India is moving ahead with new thinking, new approach. Today India is developing rapidly Economy It is also and is continuously strengthening its ecology.

PM Modi said, ‘Our forest cover has increased and the area of ​​lakes is also increasing rapidly. India is leading the world today. The next 25 years are very important for the country. The world is also joining India today because of our track record of fulfilling our commitments.

Cheetah’s return home has brought a new spirit in MP: PM Modi

“In the past years, there has been an increase in the number of lions, tigers, elephants, one-horned rhinos and leopards of Gir. A new enthusiasm has returned from the homecoming of Cheetah in Madhya Pradesh a few days ago. India has set a target of net zero by the year 2070. Now the focus of the country is on green growth, on green jobs and for achieving all these goals, the role of environment ministry of every state is very big.

Give maximum boost to circular economy: PM Modi

The PM said, ‘I would urge all the environment ministers to promote circular economy in the states as much as possible. This will also give strength to our campaign of solid waste management and freedom from single use plastic. Nowadays we see that in the states where there was abundance of water, the ground water used to remain above, there is a shortage of water today. This challenge is not only of the water related department, but the environment department will also have to consider it as an equally big challenge.

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He said, ‘India’s share in global emissions due to wild-fires may be negligible, but we have to be aware from now on. Without modern infrastructure, the development of the country, efforts to improve the standard of living of the countrymen cannot be successful, but we have seen how the construction of modern infrastructure in the country was entangled in the name of environmental clearance.

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