Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 31
India may present the platform whereby all the most effective practices in environmental administration in BRICS nations may very well be showcased, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned on Thursday.
Javadekar was talking on the Sixth BRICS Environment Ministers’ assembly that referred to as for joint efforts to enhance the atmosphere and promote the round economic system.
Environment Ministers of the 5 BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) participated within the sixth BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting, beneath the presidency of Russia, on Thursday by way of videoconference.
Representing India, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned India attaches nice significance to the grouping.
Javadekar additionally elaborated on the efforts made by India in areas regarding sustainable city administration, tackling marine litter, air air pollution and the cleansing of rivers, in keeping with an announcement launched on Friday.
Javadekar mentioned the aspiration of BRICS nations are related and referred to as for the sharing of greatest practices among the many BRICS nation in the direction of the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
He additionally harassed upon the necessity to implement the assorted initiatives beneath the BRICS and for the speedy implementation of the BRICS MoU. He mentioned that India may present the platform whereby all the most effective practices in environmental administration in BRICS nations may very well be showcased, the official assertion added.
Javadekar elaborated on the efforts made by India in areas regarding sustainable city administration, tackling marine litter, air air pollution and the cleansing of rivers.
He mentioned that India believes that Equity, Common however differentiated tasks, finance and expertise partnerships are key pillars in the direction of the attainment of world objectives of local weather change mitigation and adaptation and India is strolling the discuss on Paris Agreement and its Climate commitments.
Highlighting the efforts made by India in controlling Air air pollution, Javadekar mentioned that in 2015 India launched the Air Quality index monitoring in 10 cities, which has now been prolonged to 122 cities.
He additionally mentioned that India, in 2019, launched the National Clean 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.
During the assembly, the necessity for all of the BRICS nations to work as a gaggle for the post-2020 Biodiversity framework was additionally emphasised.
The assembly was preceded by the BRICS Working Group assembly.
India will assume the BRICS Presidency in 2021.
Javadekar prolonged an invite to the BRICS nations to take part within the BRICS atmosphere conferences.
The assembly adopted the BRICS Environment Ministers’ Statement
It was welcomed by all nations, as an action-oriented and progressive assertion which exhibits BRICS nations eagerness to each works mutually and fruitfully.