NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a National Air Quality Index at a two-day Environment and Forest conference at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi that begins on Monday.

The conference has been inaugurated by PM Modi and attended by the state environment and foreign ministers. After inauguration and launching the National Air Quality Index, Modi has addressed the state environment and foreign ministers.

Here are the highlights of Modi’s speech:

• Need to protect environment, says Modi at Environment meet
• Modi: World is battling Global warming
• Need a sensitive approach towards nature, says PM Modi
• Environment is sacred for us, says PM
• Our contribution to level of pollution is one of the lowest in the world, says PM Modi
• Until we bring a change in our lifestyle, we would not be able to save the environment
• While calling for the environment protection, Modi says, “Development and Environment protection can go hand in hand.”
• People who lecture us on environment protection refuse to give us nuclear fuel for clean energy, says PM Modi