India to depend on all sources of energy to meet its demand: Pradhan


India to depend on all sources of energy to meet its demand: Pradhan

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today affirmed the direction taken by the government to focus on cleaner fuels as well as hydrocarbons to meet India’s energy needs.

“Given the complex and fast-growing nature of our energy needs, we will depend on all sources of energy that are secure, efficient, affordable and sustainable, like horses in Sun God’s Chariot,” Pradhan said at an event held by the Council On Energy Environment And Water.

He added that India would need all kinds of transportation solutions including: Cleaner diesel and petrol, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, biofuels and electric vehicles.

The Economic Survey 2018-2019 had earlier highlighted that the country would continue its reliance on fossil fuels, especially, coal in the coming future for meeting its energy requirements. Read More

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