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Focus on renewable sources to meet energy needs in India: Abdullah-Minister for New and Renewable Energy

According to reports, New and Renewable Energy minister Farooq Abdullah today said his ministry was focusing on energy sectors to meet the growing demand and asked youths to contribute for development of infrastructure.

Talking about lack of energy penetration in India, he said the nation still has 40 per cent population that does not know what an electric bulb looks like.

 He said the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the only such ministry in the world, is focusing on the four energy sectors namely solar, wind, geo-thermal and biomass. Calling youth as the main building block of infrastructure, Abdullah said till every person understands his or her responsibility, India’s development path will not be an easy. Abdullah addressed the sixth national conference on inter-dependence, integration and co-creation at Jaipuria Institute of Management (JIM) .

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