Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for reasonable and responsible pricing to provide easy access to affordable energy to all.
Inaugurating the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial or IEF16 in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, his government believes in an integrated approach for energy planning, adding that India will be a key driver in the energy sector in the next 25 years.
He said the government is committed to combating climate change and ensuring a sustainable future.
The Prime Minister said the government has a target of giving clean fuel to 80 million people. He also said, India is the fastest growing large economy in the world, and that it has achieved high growth rate with low inflation.
AIR correspondent reports that IEF16 is the largest gathering of Ministers from energy consuming, producing and transit countries.
Representatives from US, China, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE, Qatar, Nigeria, are attending the meeting.