India, Oct. 20 -- Energy efficiency is the foundation of a strong, self-sufficient, and sustainable economy. Through nationwide initiatives promoting the affordability of energy efficiency solutions, the government has showcased its strong commitment to the fundamentals of sustainability. We are implementing one of the largest energy efficiency programmes in the world. Our ultimate purpose is to promote energy efficiency as a way of life for every Indian. This vision is aligned with our commitments made under the Paris Agreement.

Under our Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), India has expressed a strong resolve to work towards low carbon emissions, while simultaneously achieving all developmental targets. We aim to reduce...