Two crucial climate issues are agricultural emissions and the role of local governments in mitigating global warming. But they are not getting the attention they deserve in India.
India aims to enhance the share of natural gas in its energy basket from 7.6 per cent to 15 per cent by 2030.
PM Modi also announced that the carbon intensity of India's economy -- the amount of goods produced per unit of energy -- would be reduced by 45 percent by 2030.
The report also says that just under 18 million Indians could be at risk of river flooding by 2050 if emissions are high, compared to 1.3 million today.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said India introduced the faster adoption of electric mobility policy which is facilitating India's transition to clean mobility.
The study also highlights the need for developing effective heat action plans in the three heatwave hotspot regions with a focus on different vulnerabilities among the inhabitants.
The study was carried out by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore along with IIT Mandi and IIT Guwahati and supported by the Department of Science and Technology.