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SMEs play critical role in India's battle against climate change: Env Ministry secy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

is a in the journey to combat climate change and small and medium enterprises play a critical role in it, a senior Ministry was quoted as saying by the WWF.

at the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change C K Mishra said global learning and local solutions were the key, with solutions emerging to deal with climate change from within the country.

"is a in the journey to combat climate change and SMEs play a critical role in it. It is imperative to reward and encourage SMEs, and for the government to create a conducive ecosystem to help them scale up," he was quoted as saying in a statement.

"The narrative is to work together towards development and ecology conservation for which the government and industry must work in collaboration," he said.

Two Indian SMEs with innovative were announced as the winners of the sixth edition of WWF-India's Climate Solver Awards held Monday.

Climate Solver is WWF's global innovation platform that recognises transformative innovations in technology and business models that substantially contribute towards mitigating climate change and enhancing

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 21:05 IST