Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, while formally inaugurating Petrotech 2019, said that India has taken a lead in energy accessibility.
He highlighted that the world is entering an era of greater energy availability, however, he added that more than one billion people in the world still do not have access to electricity and more than a billion do not have accessibility to clean cooking fuel.
“India has taken a lead in addressing this issue of energy access, in our success, I see hope for the world that problems of energy availability can be suitably addressed,” said Modi.
He said that energy justice was also a key objective and top priority for India and the government has, towards this end, developed and implemented many policies whose results are now evident. Read More
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