Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh on Friday (September 3) said that India has the potential to become global hub of green hydrogen in near future. Speaking at the International Climate Summit 2021 in New Delhi, Dr. Singh said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded highest priority to clean and green energy.
He said, with the rapid introduction of biofuels, renewable energy and green Hydrogen, India is well poised to take a leadership role towards Carbon neutrality. He reiterated the commitment of the government to achieve ‘Net Zero’ level by 2050.
The Minister said, Government is already encouraging adaptation of Hydrogen fuels and technology for the mobility sector and many industries like Steel, Cement, and Glass Manufacturing Industries have started using Hydrogen for heating requirements.