New Delhi,India, Feb 16, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 in New Delhi. Organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) at Vigyan Bhawan, the three-day summit will be attended by prominent personalities from over 41 countries, bringing together different stakeholders in the fields of sustainable development, energy and environment sectors.
The Summit was attended by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minster for Industries and Commerce, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha among others.
Welcoming the delegates,TERI Director-General Dr Ajay Mathur said, “We now have the triple priorities to enhance lives, achieve resource efficiency and minimise waste as we surely and steadily move towards a future where the world is environmentally, economically and socially better, safe and clean.”
The 3-day Summit is expected to be attended by over 2000 delegates. The summit will see intense brainstorming on the challenges faced by developing countries due to climate change. Among other highlights will be ‘Greenovation Exhibition’ which will exhibit latest technological advancements to meet Sustainable Development Goals.