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'Indians Committed to Save Enviroment,' Says PM After Accepting Champions of The Earth Award
PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the ‘Champions of the Earth’ award, UN’s top environmental honour, for international solar alliance initiative. The PM was selected along with four other environmental changemakers. An official statement said PM Modi and French president Emmanuel Macron were recognised in the Policy Leadership category for their “pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of levels of cooperation on environmental action.” The award recognises leaders from government, civil society and the private sector who have had a positive impact on the environment. It has felicitated 84 laureates, ranging from leaders of nations to grassroots activists.