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MoS Power K P Gurjar chairs meeting of BRICS energy ministers

Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries Krishan Pal Gurjar on Thursday chaired a meeting of BRICS ministers of energy, an official statement said. He also launched the BRICS Energy Report 2021, BRICS Energy Technology Report 2021 and BRICS Energy Research Directory 2021.

“Union Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, today chaired the ‘Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Energy’ under the Chairship of India,” the power ministry statement said.

Energy ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) and delegates attended the virtual meeting. This was the 6th meeting of BRICS energy ministers and a joint communique was adopted.

Addressing the meet, Gurjar emphasised upon the need of promoting energy efficiency and renewables to combat adverse effect of climate change.

He also welcomed the efforts made by energy professionals from BRICS nations in ensuring regular power supply despite difficult circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source
ET Energy World
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