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Fifty shades of green: The union budget's environmental hits and misses

Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated 'green' 23 times and 'sustainable' nine times in her budget speech on February 1. She pegged 'green growth' as one among four opportunities that can be transformative during Amrit Kaal, the term first used by Prime Minister of India in 2021, referring to the next 25 years in India’s growth. The expenditure budget increased by 33% in capital to Rs. 10 lakh crores (Rs. 10 trillion).

February 2, 2023

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