In order to set up India’s first carbon market, the Gujarat government on Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).

The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and officials from climate change and mines and industries department.

Both J-PAL and Energy Policy Institute started world’s first market for trading in particulate matter in Surat in 2019. The Indian Express had reported that the project was done along with the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and textile firms in Surat.

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