New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift 'Gandhi Solar Park' to the United Nations when he attends the Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York, during his week long visit to the US.

The 50 kilowatt hour (kWh) roof-top solar park comprises of 193 solar panels-each representing a member of the multilateral body. The $1 million gift to the UN comes at a time when India has emerged as a clean energy champion.

To be held in the General Assembly Hall at UN Headquarters, PM Modi will be joining other global leaders at the Summit in the backdrop of US withdrawal from the Paris climate deal.

India, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the US and China, has been pushing for a clean energy fuelled economy. India plans...