Sources said that as on April 2021, nearly 48,881 km of tracks had been electrified and solar panels on the roofs of more than a thousand railway stations have been installed for renewable energy.
According to the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF), these investments would help decarbonise the country's power, industrial, and transport sectors.
India last week said that climate finance cannot continue at the levels decided in 2009 and emphasised that it expects climate finance of USD one trillion "at the earliest" in view of new commitments.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told delegates at the conference in Glasgow that India would reach the target of net zero by 2070.
Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said that while the U.K. government is providing fresh financing to help poor countries cope with climate change, 'public investment alone isn't enough.'
"The developed countries should first need to show that they are on course for achieving their 2030 commitments before we discuss 2050," India's UN Ambassador T S Trimurti said.
The US Climate envoy lauded India’s leadership role in demonstrating how economic development and clean energy can go hand in hand and stated that urgent Global Climate Action is the need of the hour
Smog towers are an enormous distraction from what should be the governments' focus: reducing emissions, according to experts.
As a major global event, the Olympic Games have a responsibility to reduce emissions and be a catalyst for sustainable development, said Tokyo 2020 Senior Director for Sustainability Yuki Arata.
The timetable would put Germany in a position to have net-zero emissions five years earlier than the previous target of 2050.