Disucss the features of the Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap. How it will strengthen our Defence system?

Indian Navy pledged 1.5 % of its budget towards Renewable Energy generation. For this purpose the Indian Navy has outlined an environment conservation road map.
�Features of the road map:

  • A number of policies aimed at reduction of energy consumption and environment sustenance have been formulated
  • It will covers the entire range of operations, maintenance, administration and infrastructure, and community living
  • It will reduce�energy�consumption
  • Solar photovoltaic projects have been one of the focus areas
  • Pilot projects utilising wind or a mix of both solar and wind are also being taken up progressively
  • The project will not only reduce carbon footprint but also help achieve self-sustenance in energy security
  • The Green Initiatives Programme of the Indian Navy has added a new dimension i.e. social responsibility to it
  • It will address the menace of Air Pollution using various environmental remediation measures for mitigating it such as sapling plantation, arboriculture and horticulture, anti-plastic drive, effluent treatment plants etc.
  • Indian Navy has focused attention towards reduction in the energy consumption of all our bases and ships
  • It will also focus on Water Conservation at various Naval stations through incorporation of drip irrigation technique, rain water harvesting and re-use of RO water

The initiative will strengthen Indian Defence system to another level. The main focus will be on reduction in energy consumption and diversification of energy supply.


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