Draft India Cooling Action Plan
India has become the first country in the world to develop this draft blueprint outlining action plan to bring down cooling requirement and refrigerant demands across sectors by 20 per cent to 25 per cent by 2037-38 while slashing cooling energy requirements by 25 per cent to 40 per cent within the same period. It was released by the Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.
On the occasion at an event, he released the draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP). Stressing upon the need to strengthen active collaboration between the Government, industries, industry associations and all stakeholders, he said that the World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention and action on the vital environmental issue of protection of the Ozone Layer.