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Need to promote circular economy to deal with climate change: Amitabh Kant

State chief secys' meet to address challenges faced in implementation of circular economy, says India's G20 Sherpa

Amitabh Kant. Chief executive officer, NITI Aayog

Amitabh Kant, Former Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog

Nikesh Singh New Delhi
India’s G20 Sherpa and former NITI Aayog chief executive officer Amitabh Kant said on Thursday that a forthcoming meeting of state chief secretaries would deliberate on the promotion of circular economy and would seek to address the challenges faced in its implementation.

“There is a need to promote a circular economy to deal with the issues related to climate change,” Kant said, addressing an event virtually.

He said various ministries and states were taking initiatives to promote a circular economy. He cited the examples of Rajasthan, which “is taking steps for developing a resource recovery path to recycle electronic waste”,

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First Published: Nov 24 2022 | 7:57 PM IST

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