66 Indian Airports are operating on 100% Green Energy

66 Indian Airports are operating on 100% Green Energy

New Delhi: Minister of State (Civil Aviation) Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in Rajya Sabha today mentioned that the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has taken initiatives for working towards Carbon neutrality and achieving net zero carbon emission at airports in the country by way of standardising Carbon Accounting and Reporting framework of Indian Airports. 

For this purpose, airport operators with scheduled operations have been advised to map the carbon emission at their respective airports and to work towards carbon neutrality & net zero emission in a phased manner. 

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MoCA has also advised developers of the upcoming Greenfield Airports and the respective State Governments to work towards achieving Carbon Neutrality and net Zero which inter-alia includes the use of green energy.

With the above efforts of the Government of India, Airports like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru have achieved Level 4+ and higher Airports International Council (ACI) Accreditation and have become Carbon neutral. Additionally, 66 Indian Airports are operating on 100% Green Energy.

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