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Why environmental protection in India is the need of the hour

Sudhir Shenoy delves into ways to bridge the gap between economic & environmental sustainability

Sudhir Shenoy, CEO, Dow India
Sudhir Shenoy, CEO, Dow India

Today, India stands as the 5th largest economy with a strong GDP growth rate of 7.2 percent. This figure is projected to increase to 7.6 percent in the next fiscal year. As has been the global trend, when an economy prospers and cash flow increases, the pace of urbanisation, industrialisation and use of resources, too, witness a steady rise and India is no exception. This has been evident as issues like environmental pollution, water scarcity and rising temperatures have caught national attention, calling for immediate action to adopt a more sustainable economic model. The ...