Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday, May 3 said that India is working on making carbon neutral airports in future.
Taking to Twitter, Mr Scindia said, “India is working towards making its airports carbon neutral shortly to emerge as a responsible player in the international civil aviation industry.”
“The way Indian civil aviation has bounced back post #COVID19 with all protocols in place shows its resilience & determination. With a robust and holistic plan for the future, we are sure, we will set new milestones in air, soon” – at the Reception of the Indian delegation at @icao (International Civil Aviation Organisation),” he added.
Upon reaching the ICAO office headquarters in Montreal, Mr Scindia was received by the High Commissioner of India, Ajay Bisaria and the Representative of India, Shefali Juneja.
Earlier, he participated in the roundtable discussion, organised by the Canada-India Business Council and spoke about the opportunities available in the civil aviation market in India.
“Participated in an engaging roundtable discussion organized by the Canada-India Business Council, along with industry players from across the aviation spectrum. Spoke about the opportunities available in India, one of the fastest-growing civil aviation markets globally,” Scindia tweeted.
Mr Scindia arrived in Montreal on Tuesday, May 3 on the last leg of his visit to North America.
Delhi airport will become a net-zero carbon emission facility by 2030, said its operator DIAL. Achieving “carbon neutral” or “net-zero carbon emission” status refers to a policy of not increasing carbon emissions and of achieving carbon reduction through offsets