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India, US announce new program to tackle climate change, clean energy challenges

New Delhi, Dec 17 (UNI) The Indian Ministry of Science and Technology announced on Friday a new joint India-US program 'Technology-based Energy Solutions: Innovations for Net Zero' to support bilateral science and technology entrepreneurial initiatives which addresses development and implementation of renewable energy and tackles climate and clean energy challenges.
"Formally launched by the USISTEF [the United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund] Co-Chairs ... the program will address the pressing need for solutions that leverage cutting-edge, disruptive clean energy technologies to accelerate progress toward net-zero," the statement read.
The main objective of the program is to identify and support 'technology showstoppers' and promote bilateral entrepreneurial initiatives in green energy to combat climate change.
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