PM Modi said that on the occasion of India’s Independence Day this year, India has started a movement to stop the use of single-use plastic.
New York| At the climate summit organized by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented a report card of his government’s efforts against the challenge of climate change. Warning the world on climate change, Prime Minister Modi said that now the time for talk is over, the world needs to take action now.
PM Modi said that on the occasion of India’s Independence Day this year, India has started a movement to stop the use of single-use plastic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “On India’s Independence Day 15 August this year, we have called for a mass movement for freedom from single-use plastic. This will further increase awareness against single-use plastics globally.” With this, PM Modi said that we are taking our capacity to 1075 gigawatts in renewable energy by 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at UNSG’s Summit on Climate Change, in New York: The time for talking is over, the world needs to act now. https://t.co/QyBW1Fyrg7
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Prime Minister Modi said, “We have started ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ for water conservation, have also worked on rainwater harvesting. In the next few years, India will spend 50 million dollars on water conservation works.” He said that greed is not needed, these are our guiding values. We have come here with not only serious things but also a practical approach.
On September 24, Modi will inaugurate Gandhi Solar Park at UN
Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the 50-kilowatt ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ at the United Nations on 24 September to promote renewable energy and tackle climate change. India has gifted one million dollars for solar panel and green roof project, under which solar panels will be installed on the roof of UN headquarters. At the same time, on September 27, Modi will address the General Assembly. During his speech, Prime Minister Modi will raise many issues like employment, job, security, energy and terrorism apart from Kashmir issue.