CERAWeek award for PM Narendra Modi
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: PM Narendra Modi was on Friday awarded the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award, which he dedicated to “people and traditions of India”. Delivering the keynote address at the CERAWeek 2021 through video-conference, the PM said, “It is with great humility that I accept the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award. I dedicate this award to the people of our great Motherland, India. I dedicate this award to the glorious tradition of our land that has shown the way when it comes to caring for the environment.” He added that Indian are leaders when it comes to caring for the environment for centuries. He said in our culture, nature and divinity are closely linked.
The Prime Minister said that Mahatma Gandhi is one of the greatest environment champions to have ever lived. If humanity had followed the path laid down by him, we would not face many of the problems we do today. He urged the people to visit Mahatma Gandhi's hometown of Porbandar, Gujarat where underground tanks were constructed years ago to save rain water.
The Prime Minister remarked that today the world is focussing on fitness and wellness. There is a growing demand for healthy and organic food. India can drive this global change through our spices and our Ayurveda products. He announced that in India, the Government is working on metro networks in 27 towns and cities for eco-friendly mobility.