A conference on climate change here called for finding ‘Indianised’ solutions for meeting green technology demands of rural India.
Inaugurating a National Conference on Climate Change, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Y S Chowdary said developing countries are more affected by global warming, though it is the developed world which talks the most about it.
Chowdary said, “The Government has been focusing on developing green technologies since it came to power.”
The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) aims to mitigate hardships for the more vulnerable sections of the society.The minister said the future would depend on actions to be taken now and in near future, including fulfilling of international obligations.
This involves reduced dependence on fossil fuels, increasing use of clean and renewable energy and implementation of other policies aimed at preventing further adverse climate changes, he said.
To achieve this, the minister called for an integrated approach wherein governmental organisations, corporates, banking institutes, investors and NGOS to find ‘Indianised’ solutions for economic sustainability and for developing green technologies to meet demands of rural India.