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The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, congratulates IITB Professor, Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki, for organising the Actions for Restoring Environment (ARE) Conference

19 Dec 2022

IITB professor, Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki, who is the brand ambassador of Solar Energy for the Govt. of MP, and Founder, Energy Swaraj Foundation, together with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), recently organised the Actions for Restoring Environment (ARE) Conference, where global leaders gathered together on one platform to deliberate on climate corrective actions and pledge towards doing more for the cause.

IIT Bombay is delighted that the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji, appreciated the ARE and sent a personal letter congratulating Prof. Solanki and the Energy Swaraj Yatra for working towards environmental restoration in the country. In his letter, Prime Minister, Shri Modi, outlined the various measures taken by the Government of India towards mitigating the impact of climate change.

Prof. Solanki is at the heart of the Energy Swaraj Movement. In 2020, he started the Energy Swaraj Yatra and travel across the country in a solar-connected bus. Dr. Solanki has pledged to live and travel all over India on the solar bus for the next decade and make Energy Swaraj into a massive public movement. To that end, he will not return home till 2030.