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India-Germany discussed water management-environment

Ministerial announcements on 13 Feb 2019


Ministerial announcements on 13 Feb 2019


Indian-German delegates discuss water-environment.

India and Germany have discussed potential cooperation areas in water and waste management at the 3rd Indo-German Working Group held in Delhi on 6 Feb 2019.

The outcomes of discussion will be taken up to higher level of collaboration during the Third Indo-German Environment Forum which is scheduled in New Delhi on 13 February 2019 where both the countries’ Environment Ministers will meet to come up with some major announcements.

The 6 Feb meeting was attended by delegations from the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and The Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) of Germany.

The Indian delegation head Anil Kumar Jain (Additional Secretary, MoEFCC) called for strengthening the Indo-German Climate and Renewables Alliance as well as cooperation in field of Environment.

The German Delegation head Dr. Regina Dube, Director-General for Water Management and Resource Conservation, BMU-Germany, noted that the Indian side have been very supportive in taking the work ahead.

Both sides concluded to take work further on – developing reference documents for Textile Sector, Air, Water Governance, Marine Litter, Waste to Energy (Incineration), Bio-methanation, Landfill Sites, Water quality management, training and capacity building of local bodies&Circular Economy.

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