India
Focal Point
Ms.Riva Ganguli Das
Director
Ministry of External Affairs
South Block
New Delhi

Vivek Wadekar
Director,
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Government of India

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Side Events at Rio+20
Meetings
Publications

Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in India
  • Bus Rapid Transit System
    Launched in October 2009, the 12.5-kilometer (7.8-mile) Phase 1 corridor has proven to be popular with citizens, and ridership remains higher than on the previous bus system.
  • National Action Plan on Climate Change
    India's National Action Plan on Climate Change from 2008 is integrated into its 5-year development planning cycles.
  • Natural Rural Employment Guarantee Act
    India's Natural Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) launched in 2006, is a Guaranteed Wage Employment program implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development. In its first two-and-a-half years, NREGA generated more than 3.5 billion days of work reaching on average 30 million families per year.
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