New Delhi, 21 November (Sunmarg) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India is meeting its energy needs while maintaining the balance of the environment and has reduced carbon emissions by 30 to 35 percent and quadrupled natural gas share Aimed to increase.
Shri Modi today took part in the 8th convocation of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He also laid the foundation stone of a 45 MW generation plant, Monocrystalline Solar Photovoltaic Panel and Water Technology Center of Excellence. He also inaugurated ‘Innovation and Innovation Center – Technology Business Incubation’, ‘Translational Research Center’ and ‘Sports Complex’ at the university.
Addressing the students, the Prime Minister said that it is not easy to graduate at a time when the world is facing such a big crisis, but their capabilities are much bigger than these challenges. He said that students are entering this industry at a time when the energy sector is undergoing massive changes due to the epidemic.
Shri Modi said that from this point of view, there is immense potential for growth, entrepreneurship and employment in India’s energy sector today. He said that the country is moving forward with the goal of reducing its carbon emissions by 30-35 percent and efforts have been made in this decade to increase the share of natural gas in our energy needs. He informed that the work of doubling the oil refining capacity is going on in the next five years, strengthening the startup ecosystem related to energy security and creating a fund for students and professionals.
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