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PM Modi bats for more RE and less fossil fuel or gas-based economy

The PM addressed stakeholders and govt departments in the first of 12 post-Budget webinars by the Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
In the first of 12 post-Budget webinars by the Centre, prime minister Narendra Modi addressed the stakeholders and government departments on "Green Growth". The webinar hosted by the power ministry will focus on both energy and non-energy components of green growth.

The PM said the strategy for green growth stands on three pillars. "First, increasing the production of renewable energy; second, reducing the use of fossil fuel in the economy; and finally, rapidly moving towards a gas-based economy in the country," he said, adding that over the years, several schemes such as ethanol blending, PM KUSUM Yojana, incentives for solar

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 2:55 PM IST

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