New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the National Conference of Environment Ministers in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat on Friday via video conferencing, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Conference is being convened to create further synergy amongst the Central and State Governments in formulating better policies on issues such as Elimination of Plastic Pollution through multi-pronged approach, State Action Plans to effectively combat Climate Change with focus on LiFE- Lifestyle for Environment.
It will also focus on increasing the forest cover with special emphasis on restoration of degraded land and wildlife conservation, the statement said.
PM Modi will also address the gathering on the occasion.
The two day Conference being organised on 23rd and 24th September will have six thematic sessions with topics focusing on:
- Combating Climate Change (Updating State Action Plans on Climate Change for Mitigation of Emissions and Adaptation to Climate Impacts)
- PARIVESH (Single Window System for Integrated Green Clearances)
- Forestry Management
- Prevention and Control of Pollution
- Wildlife Management
- Plastics and Waste Management