Looking for integrated approach to solve problems, says Nitin Gadkari at WION's EMobility Summit

WION New Delhi, India Oct 01, 2019, 02.15 PM(IST)

Gadkari at ESummit Photograph:( WION )

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150 biodigesters have been installed in Ganga, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said at WION's EMobility Summit

Union minister Nitin Gadkari speaking at the WION's EMobility Summit said his government is adopting an integrated approach to solve India's pollution conundrum.

"We are installing a technical testing institute in Pune, we will start accepting on the basis of different part of the world practices around, Gadkari said, adding, "we are also taking the help of IIT's as well. Niti Aayog also has made up a group on the same. You saw what happened with mobile phones and TVs."

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"With an integrated approach, we have to think about agriculture, we have to think about pollution, my feeling is to leave the market alone," Gadkari asserted during the Q&A session.

"150 biodigesters have been installed in Ganga," the Union minister informed.

"We reduced GST on EVs," he said, adding, "if it's electric, there won't be any pollution, the government is supporting the industry."