Snapshot

Embracing a Sustainable Tomorrow

India is dedicated to uplifting millions from poverty and ensuring a better quality of life.

Despite being 17% of the world's population, our nation shoulders less than 4% of global emissions, showcasing our commitment as responsible global citizens. Through its “whole-of-society” approach, India is committed to building a sustainable future by involving everyone - from local communities to businesses and vulnerable groups. Our nation believes in Inclusive Growth for All, which shines through its motto “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”. The country has embarked on a journey towards a sustainable tomorrow, where it celebrates its rich heritage while embracing innovative solutions for a better world. Together, let's create a sustainable India for generations to come.

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    Non-fossil fuel capacity by 2030

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    Nation's energy requirements to be met by Renewable Energy

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    Reduction in carbon intensity of the economy by 2030

India has launched 8 National Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).

Commitment to achieve the target of Net Zero Emissions by 2070.

India's total projected carbon emissions to reduce by 1 Bn Tonnes by 2030.

Industry Scenario

India, with nearly one-sixth of the world's population and a rapidly growing economy, is dedicated to promoting climate justice intertwined with a remarkable commitment to embrace sustainability as a nation. The country stands out for its exceptional focus on sustainable growth and development through initiatives like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat, and Digital India, exemplifying its commitment. India's 2020 Voluntary National Review highlighted achievements in poverty eradication, gender equality, clean energy, and healthcare during the UN's High-level Political Forum on SDGs. • Sashakt Bharat - Sabal Bharat (Empowered and Resilient India)

  • Swachh Bharat - Swasth Bharat (Clean and Healthy India)
  • Samagra Bharat - Saksham Bharat (Inclusive and Entrepreneurial India)
  • Satat Bharat – Sanatan Bharat (Sustainable India)
  • Sampanna Bharat- Samriddh Bharat (Prosperous and Vibrant India)

The GOI reaffirms India's commitment to green growth through its climate change policies, net zero goals, COP28 commitments, and NDCs thereby displaying an unwavering dedication to the Paris Agreement and a resolute commitment to building a sustainable future for all.

GROWTH DRIVERS

  • Waste to Wealth

    The mission aims to leverage global technological capabilities to create socio-economic benefits for 1.3 Bn Indians by addressing the issues of waste disposal, deteriorating air quality and increasing pollution of water bodies.

  • Mission LiFE

    Lifestyle for Environment, an India-led global mass movement to nudge individual and community action to protect and preserve the environment. Three phases namely Change in Demand, Supply and Policy have been identified for succesful implementation.

  • Transition to a Circular Economy

    The government has established 11 committees, comprising representatives from NITI Aayog and MoEFCC, SMEs and industry representatives, for eleven focus areas in order to accelerate the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy.

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    FAQs

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    What are some new technologies introduced by the Govt to promote sustainable energy?

    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is driving innovative technology programs, initiating projects for research, development, and demonstration. These projects span prestigious research institutions, universities, national labs, and industries. They catalyze indigenous research, industry expertise, skilled manpower, and prototype development within the country. Some sources of green energy are: Hydrogen Energy, Fuel Cells, Battery Operated Vehicles, Biofuels etc.

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    Which key sectors of the Indian Economy are focusing on sustainability as a mission?

    India has set an ambitious target of Net Zero by 2070. In order to achieve the targets set at COP27, the Government has undertaken the Panchamrita Strategy and has identified green growth as one of the focus areas in the Union Budget 2023. Some sectors championing sustainability are:

    • Renewable Energy
    • Automobiles (EV)
    • Tourism
    • Agriculture

     

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    What are some initiatives/missions launched by the Government to promote sustainability?

    The National Action Plan on Climate Change is a comprehensive framework adopted by the GOI to address the challenges posed by climate change. The NAPCC outlines strategies and measures across various sectors to promote sustainable development, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, and enhance the country's resilience to the impacts of climate change. Eight missions under NAPCC are:

    • National Solar Mission
    • National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency
    • National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture
    • National Water Mission
    • National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
    • National Mission for a Green India
    • National Mission for Sustainable Habitat
    • National Mission for Strategic Knowledge on Climate Change

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    What is a Circular Economy?

    A circular economy is a sustainable economic model that emphasizes reducing waste and resource consumption by designing products for reuse, refurbishment, and recycling. It aims to create a closed-loop system where materials and products are continuously regenerated, extending their lifecycle and minimizing environmental impact.

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