Speaking in an exclusive interview to Prasar Bharti special Correspondent at Dhaka on Wednesday after participating in the 15th governing council meeting off SACEP meeting he said issues of plastic waste management, biodiversity and other issues related to environment were discussed among south Asian Member countries.
He said that in the meeting he spoke about India being on track to fulfil its commitment given at Paris on the issues like emission intensity reduction, share of renewable power in India’s power mix and other issues such as increasing the forest cover.
In all these fields India is leading by example, he said. However he also pointed out the need to make behavioural change in the public for which public awareness and participation is needed.
He also called upon the developed world to provide clean technology not for making profit but at cost price to spread the new technology.
He said developing world suffers from climatic change the most and the developed world should provide financial aid as promised.