Stating that Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said the positive impact of scientific research should reach common man and urged scientists to work towards solving the issues related to clean water and sanitation. He was speaking at the launch ceremony of National Carbonaceous Aerosols Programme Project – NCAP at IIT Bombay today.
Stressing that the country needs environment soldiers; Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that his ministry is preparing a data bank of environment friendly practises. The Minister emphasized that there should be synergy and coordination between various scientific and technical institutions who are working to combat climate change.
He said that NCAP project would be a key step to build a strong knowledge base related to short lived climate pollutants, including carbonaceous aerosols and help in understanding their effect on climate change.