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Government of India
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
23-October-2015 15:01 IST
Javadekar to hold “MyGov Talk” coming Monday

            Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar will hold a MyGov Talk” on October 26, Monday, at 5.00 pm. The talk will focus on Climate Change in the run-up to the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 in Paris from November 30-December 11, 2015.  Contributors from MyGov, Climate Change experts, senior journalists and social media influencers will join the online panel discussion with Shri Javadekar.  It is expected to be of 45-minutes duration and is being conducted in collaboration with Google India.

With India's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), the country is keen to attempt to work towards a low carbon emission pathway, while simultaneously endeavouring to meet all the developmental challenges that it faces today. The INDC aims at promoting clean energy, especially renewable energy, enhancement of energy efficiency, development of less carbon intensive and resilient urban centres, promotion of waste to wealth, safe, smart and sustainable green transportation network, abatement of pollution and India’s efforts to enhance carbon sink through creation of forest and tree cover.

            Citizens are invited to share their ideas, questions and inputs on India’s role in CoP-21 and on the following proposals laid down by Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC):

  • Sustainable lifestyles,
  • Cleaner economic development,
  • Reduce emission intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP),
  • Increase the share of non-fossil fuel-based electricity,
  • Enhancing carbon sinks (forests),
  • Adaptation,
  • Mobilising finance
  • Technology transfer and capacity building.


Selected ideas and names will also be mentioned by the Minister and other experts during the “MyGov Talk”

The link to the 'MyGov' Talk is -