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Industrial Sustainability & Competitiveness

Industrial Sustainability & Competitiveness

The Industrial Sustainability and Competitiveness team aims to optimise three inherent elements of the manufacturing sector – energy use, resource use, and carbon emissions – to support the country's growth as well as sustainability aspirations. The focus is on improving the management and dissemination of energy, emissions, and productivity related statistics around industries; assessing information gaps and associated challenges; and informing climate negotiations on industrial sustainability. The team also supports strengthening the ecosystem for future-ready manufacturing with an emphasis on sustained value creation, securing critical resources, and minimising the environmental footprint.

  • 2 lakh

    registered firms gauged for their industrial emissions from 2005-13
    Source: CEEW analysis, 2017
  • 3%

    industrial emissions intensity decreased in
    2007-12
    Source: CEEW analysis, 2017
  • only 96 clusters

    out of estimated 400 energy intensive clusters have been mapped in terms of their energy consumption
    Source: 400 energy intensive MSME clusters
  • I compliment the CEEW research team for creating a first-of-its-kind framework for evaluating mineral resources that are critical for India. I encourage other public and private research entities to take up such innovative projects that will aid India's rapid economic and social development.

    Ashutosh Sharma

    Secretary, Government of India, Department of Science and Technology

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