Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Invitation to Workshop: 'Finance, Innovation Policy, and Sub-national Actions: Towards Low Carbon Development in India' on 17th September at IHC, New Delhi

Workshop on Finance, Innovation Policy, and Sub-national Actions: Towards Low Carbon Development in India
Date: 17th September 2015
Venue: Marigold Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India

We extend an invitation to you for a workshop on Finance, Innovation Policy, and Sub-national Actions: Towards Low Carbon Development in India. The workshop will be held on 17th September 2015 at Marigold Hall, India Habitat Centre from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

The workshop will focus on three implementable policy relevant areas of finance, innovation policy and sub-national actions. This workshop is being organized by The Energy and Resources Institute with the support from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation. The workshop concept note and structure is attached for your reference. We will also be circulating the detailed agenda along with discussion papers.
The questions that will guide the workshop discussions include:
  • What are current policy initiatives relevant for low carbon development in India? Are these sufficient? How can these be strengthened?
  • What are key barriers and constraints – institutional, technological, and financial – to low carbon development initiatives?
  • What good practices exist in India and globally? How are these relevant in the Indian context?
  • What strategies and measures could facilitate adoption of low carbon development policy measures?
Three policy themes to be discussed in the workshop: 
Theme 1: Science, technology and innovation policy
Theme 2: Financing
Theme 3: Sub-national actions

To participate in the workshop, please register through the weblink:

Your participation will deeply enrich the discussions in the workshop and we will look forward to your inputs.

With kind regards,

Yours sincerely,

Manish Anand

Manish Anand
Area Convenor & Fellow,
Science, Technology & Innovation Area,
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Editor, The International Journal on Green Growth and Development
TERI | India Habitat Centre | Lodhi Road | New Delhi -110003
Tel: +91 11 24682100 or 41504900
Mobile: 9968 370 275
Fax: +91 11 24682144 or 2145
(See attached file: LCD workshop-Concept.pdf)(See attached file: LCD workshop-Structure.pdf)

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