New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday (February 19) the concept of the circular economy can be a key step in solving many of our problems while addressing the India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon Award Ceremony.
The Prime Minister said, “the concept of the circular economy can be a key step in solving many of our problems. Recycling, reusing, eliminating waste, and improving resource efficiency must become part of our lifestyle.”
PM Modi said that “This hackathon saw innovative solutions from India and Australia. These innovations will inspire our countries in taking circular economy solutions. We must now also explore ways to scale and incubate these ideas.”
Addressing the valedictory function of India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon, PM Modi said consumption-oriented economic models have put a great strain on the planet, adding “We must never forget that we are not the owners of all that Mother Earth has to offer, but merely its trustees for all the future generations to come.”
Stressing that it is not enough to make production processes more efficient and less polluting, Modi said no matter how fast or slow one drives, if the direction is wrong,…