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India has set target of cutting carbon footprint by 30-35%: PM Modi

21st November, 2020 Environment

Context: Prime Minister said that India has set a target of reducing the carbon footprint by 30-35%.

  • Efforts are on to increase the use of natural gas capacity four times during this decade, and work is also on to nearly double the oil refining capacity in the next five year
  • Work is constantly going on to strengthen the start-ups in the energy sector, and a special fund has been allocated for the purpose.