Union power minister R K Singh on Thursday said a committee will be set up having members from all relevant ministries for implementation of the roadmap on energy efficiency and low carbon technologies.
According to the power ministry, Singh chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of various energy efficiency programmes and the preparedness for Climate Change Actions in the country through videoconferencing on Thursday.
The purpose of this high-level meeting was to discuss activities in the field of energy efficiency across all the sectors of the economy with the objective of reducing CO2 emissions.
“A Committee/Group to be set up having members from all relevant ministries for implementation of the Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies,” he said.
The minister said a concerted push for renewables is already underway and a detailed action plan will be developed to identify potential areas.
Singh directed to keep the focus on sectors with the highest emissions intensity such as Transport, MSMEs and power plants.