Rajya Sabha MP Leishemba Sanajaoba on Sunday stated that promoting the underlying principle of reuse, reduce and recycle to build energy efficient services is India’s roadmap to achieve sustainable environment goals.
Sanajaoba was speaking at the one-day seminar on Swachh Bharat, Carbon Shunya Bharat and state-level painting competition at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Jubilee Hall, Imphal. The programme has been organised by RIMS under the Swachhta Action Plan 2022-23/Kaya Kalp.
The MP highlighted that on the global carbon emission chart, India ranked 3rd at 7 per cent after China and the USA which emitted 32 and 15 per cent respectively.
Although the annual Carbon emission is high, India has very low per capita emission, he added.
“India is moving forward to reach its environmental conservation goals as announced in the 2021 COP26 conference in Glasgow,” he said.
Sanajaoba mentioned the three promises India had made in the conference which include – using non-fossil fuel to generate 500 GW of electricity by 2030, reducing carbon intensity economy by 45 per cent and net zero emission by 2070.
He also added that India is a signatory to the declaration of building health system vigilance to climate, 2017.
Sanajaoba maintained that such a push to preserve the environment showed India’s sincere efforts to create solutions for the global environment crisis.
Sanajaoba extended gratitude to PM Modi for enacting innovative schemes such as Swachh Bharat, Fit India movement among others and stated that such moves had tremendously exhorted people to take the lead in promoting healthy living and raise awareness on environmental issues.
Prizes for the painting competition organised on Sunday were also distributed after the seminar.
RIMS medical superintendent professor N Sanjib Singh, principal chief conservator of forests, Aditya K Joshi and vice-chancellor of Manipur University of Culture, professor N Gunindro Sharma among others attended the programme.
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