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Indian Embassy in Madagascar to go solar on Gandhi's birth anniversary

The Indian Embassy in Antananarivo will have an installation of 8 KW of solar power plant on its rooftop, the mission said in a statement

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Press Trust of India  |  New York 

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Both India and Madagascar are members of the International Solar Alliance which aims to promote solar energy to fight climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental pollution, it said.

The in will go solar on October 2, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, becoming the first Indian mission globally to become clean and green with this installation.

The in Antananarivo will have an installation of 8 KW of plant on its rooftop, the mission said in a statement.

in Antananarivo is going to be the first embassy in to go solar on October 2, 2020, on the occasion of the grand finale of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the statement said.

Both India and are members of the International Solar Alliance which aims to promote solar energy to fight climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental pollution, it said.

In pursuit of a "clean and green Embassy", it undertook the project to install solar panels on its roof top to switch to solar energy.

The Indian embassy in Madagascar has become the first Indian mission globally to become a clean and green embassy with this installation, it said.

The "clean and green" Indian Embassy will be jointly inaugurated on October 2 by Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Madagascar Raharinirina Baomiavotse Vahinala and Indian Ambassador Abhay Kumar.

The event, which will be streamed on social media platforms, will also be attended by Resident Representative of UN Development Programme (UNDP) Marie Dimond, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Country Representative Volatiana Rakotondrazafy, Country Director of World Wide Fund (WWF) Nanie Ratsifandrihamanana and Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Madagascar Moumini Oudraogo.

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First Published: Thu, October 01 2020. 00:18 IST
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