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Ministry of Railways signs MOU with CII

Current context: Ministry of Railways has signed an MoU with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to facilitate green initiatives in Indian Railways.
 Ministry of Railways signs MOU with CII
  • The MoU has been signed as part of Indian Railways’ green initiative to mitigate the cause of global warming and its effects that are causing climate change.
  • The key objective of the MoU are:
  1. Enhancing Energy efficiency in manufacturing facilities and railway workshops.
  2. Greening of Railway properties.
  3. Demonstrative pilots of 'net-zero energy buildings/ railway stations'.
  4. Capacity and skill development by sharing of best practices through training programmes on energy and environment.
  5. Development of waste management policy, Green procurement policy, carbon neutrality, solid waste disposal, phytoremediation.

Question: 

Q.1 The Ministry of Railways has recently signed an MoU with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to facilitate ___?
a. Passenger service in Railways
b. Plastic removal in Railway Premises
c. To provide Coal and Power Supply
d. green initiative in Indian Railways
Ministry of Railways signs MOU with CII  Ministry of Railways signs MOU with CII Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 14, 2019 Rating: 5

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