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India taken significant steps to protect environment, forest & wildlife: Prakash Javadekar

Updated: September 17, 2020 11:18 am
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that India has taken significant steps to protect environment, forest and wildlife as well as combating pollution and climate change.

Addressing the Environment Ministerial Meeting of the G20 countries through video conference, Mr Javadekar said, India is committed to work with G20 nations for a better world.

He said, India is blessed with vast bio-diversity and ecosystem. The Minister noted that India’s steps towards dealing with climate change have been remarkable and stated that the world has to channel its best practices to deal with climate change and to get concrete results.

The Minister highlighted the efforts made by national coastal mission programme under which government has taken many steps to protect and sustain coral reefs in the country.

He also shared the efforts made by India towards achieving land degradation neutrality, and towards attainment of global goals of climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Mr Javadekar applauded the launch of Global Initiative to reduce Land Degradation and Coral Reef program and two documents on climate change related to managing emissions and climate change adaptations under the G20 this year.

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