BUDGET2020: Environment & Climate Change
- Allocation for this purpose to be Rs.4400 crore for the ‘Clean Air policy’ 2020-21. The focus will be on those cities that have a population of one million.
- India’s commitment towards tackling climate change made in Paris conference kick-starts from January 1, 2021.
- Proposed to advise the utilities to close the running old thermal power plants with carbon emission above the pre-set norms.
- PM launched Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) with Secretariat in Delhi. Second such international initiative after International Solar Alliance.