National Conference on “Energy Security and Green Growth in India” Are we on the right path?
New Delhi, October 05, 2015
Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) has taken up the initiative to explore clean energy strategies to ensure energy security in India, thereby deliberating on opportunities and political economy challenges. The purpose is to analyse key drivers of growth and development so that state of its availability and barriers related to energy security can be identified and rectified.
In this regard, CUTS organised two events: first one in Jaipur on Friday, June 19, 2015and second one in Kolkata on Saturday, August 29, 2015. The final event took place in New Delhi on October 05, 2015.The deliberations were mainly focused on how to carry forward the lessons learnt from the previous two events and incorporate the same to transform the present conventional ideology towards achieving green growth.
Suresh S Prabhu, Union Minister of Railways, Government of India, Jairam Ramesh, MoP and Former Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Narendra Taneja, National Convener, Energy cell, Bhartiya Janata Party, Ray R Sudweeks, First Secretary for Energy Affairs, Embassy of the Unites States of America along with other experts had participated in the conference.
- List of Speakers
- Creating political constituency for the (green) transformation would require lot of public awareness around relationship between people and environment”, said, Mr Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways
October 05, 2015, New Delhi
- Public awareness key to creating political constituency for green transformation, says Prabhu
Business Standard, October 05, 2015