Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 31
India might present the platform whereby all greatest practices in environmental administration in BRICS nations might be showcased, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stated throughout the sixth BRICS surroundings ministers’ meet that referred to as for joint efforts to enhance the surroundings and promote round financial system.
Environment ministers of the 5 BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) participated within the sixth BRICS surroundings ministers’ assembly by way of video-conferencing beneath the presidency of Russia.
Representing India, Javadekar stated, “India attaches great importance to the grouping.” He additionally elaborated on the efforts made by India in areas associated to sustainable city administration, tackling marine litter, air air pollution and cleansing of rivers, in keeping with a press release launched at this time.
Javadekar stated the aspiration of BRICS nations have been related and referred to as for sharing of greatest practices among the many BRICS nations in direction of attainment of sustainable improvement targets.
He additionally pressured the necessity to implement numerous initiatives beneath the BRICS and for quick implementation of the BRICS MoU. He provided that India might present the platform whereby all greatest practices in environmental administration in BRICS nations might be showcased, the official assertion added.
Highlighting the efforts made by India in controlling air air pollution, Javadekar stated in 2015 India launched the air high quality index monitoring in 10 cities. Today it had been prolonged to 122 cities. He added that in 2019 India launched the nationwide clear air programme (NCAP), the objective of which is to scale back particulate air pollution by 20-30 per cent relative to 2017 ranges by 2024.