India played key role in energy justice, says PM Modi


India played key role in energy justice, says PM Modi

India has contributed significantly to energy justice by focusing on greater access to affordable and efficient energy in recent years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

“India’s contribution at the onset of an era based on energy justice is significant,” he said in his inaugural speech at Petrotech 2019 conference. “Energy justice is a key objective for me and a top priority for India. Towards this end, we have developed and implemented many policies. The results of these efforts are now evident.”

India has improved its ranking in the World Bank Ease of Getting Electricity index, from 114 in 2014 to 29 in 2018, largely due to focus on increasing access, according to the Prime Minister. All homes are targeted to be electrified this year. Read More

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