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Published on 24/01/2018 4:08:03 PM | Source: Dion Global Solutions Ltd

India to host 1st summit of ISA in March : Prime Minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India will host the first summit of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in March. Commenting on the issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the media, "In 2016, India and France jointly envisioned a new international treaty based organisation. This revolutionary step has now changed into a successful experiment."

"As an International Solar Alliance, it is now a reality after the necessary treaty ratification. I am happy that in March, French President (Emmanuel) Macron and leaders of member countries of the Alliance will participate in the first summit of the Alliance, which will be held in New Delhi on my joint invitation," he said.

"To save the environment and to counter climate change, a huge campaign, a very big goal my government has placed in front of the country. By 2022 we have to produce 175 GW renewable energy in India. In last three years, we have achieved more than one-third of the target," he added.