German Ambassador Lindner meets Haryana CM Khattar
Officials called it a courtesy visit.
Lindner enquired about various welfare measures initiated by the state government, including the Crop Diversification Programme and the Parivar Pehchan Patra Yojna aimed at creating verified and reliable data of all families in Haryana.
Under the Crop Diversification Programme, the government is promoting cultivation of crops that consume less water and is incentivising farmers.
Lindner was also informed about the steps taken by the state government during the second wave of COVID-19, including setting up temporary hospitals, ensuring adequate availability of medical oxygen, and providing financial assistance to the needy for getting treatment in private hospitals.
On the question of climate change raised by the envoy, the chief minister elaborated on the initiatives taken by the state government to tackle the issue and said ''we are working towards alternative sources of power production like solar energy.'' PTI SUN VSD SMN SMN
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