Q.5)The proposal to launch a Hydrogen Energy Mission in 2021-22 will boost India’s goal of “energy diversification”. Critically examine.

Why this question:

Recently, India has proposed the Hydrogen Energy Mission in the Union Budget 2021-22.

Key demand of the Question: 

Importance of the Hydrogen Energy Mission and the benefits associated with it.


Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.


Give a brief introduction about hydrogen Energy and its uses.


In the first part, mention the significance of the Hydrogen Energy Mission giving various benefits associated with it – diversification of energy basket, reduction in imports, cleaner fuel and energy, environmental benefits.

In the next part, mention the challenges associated while implementing the mission on grounds of technology, skills, finance required.


Conclude with a way forward