New Students Offer - Use Code HELLO

Register Now

PM Modi addressed UN High Level Dialogue on DDLD

Published on June 17, 2021
Current Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addressed the UN ‘High Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land degradation and Drought (DDLD)’.
PM Modi addressed UN High Level Dialogue on DDLD
  • PM Modi is the President of the 14th session of the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
  • The UN High-Level Dialogue on DDLD was attended by Executive Secretary of UNCCD, Ibrahim Thiaw along with the leaders from various organisations.
  • The objective of the event was to discuss the challenges associated with DDLD and to enhance SDG implementation, restore ecosystems and climate change adaptation etc.
  • PM Modi addressed the event by discussing India’s efforts to restore the degraded lands. He highlighted that in the last decade, around 3 million hectares of forest cover wad added in India, which resulted in an increase in the combined forest cover to one-fourth of India’s total area.
  • Also, India has kept a target to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030 and thus achieve a carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent.
  • Also, the Centre of Excellence will be developed in India to have a scientific way to address land degradation issues.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of UNCCD: Bonn, Germany

Question: 

Q.1 Who among the following from India addressed UN ‘High Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land degradation and Drought (DDLD)’?
a. PM Narendra Modi
b. Prakash Keshav Javadekar
c. T. S. Tirumurti
d. Narendra Singh Tomar

Can I help you?

ramandeep singh

Hey I am Ramandeep Singh. I am determined to help students preparing for RBI, SEBI, NABARD and IBPS exams. Do you want me to help you ?

Join my class here
    Follow me:
Close Menu
Close Menu