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Greening India’s Growth

Date: June 12, 2014
Place: Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

A Joint ICRIER, Global Green Growth Institute and World Bank Conference on Balancing Growth and Environmental Sustainability
 

 

Programme

9:30 – 10:00 am Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:30 am Inaugural Session

Welcome Address: Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

Inaugural Address: Dr. Muthukumara Mani, Senior Environmental Economist, Environment Department, World Bank
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10:30 – 11:30 am Keynote Address: Shri Jairam Ramesh
 
11:30 – 12:00 am

Coffee Break

12:00 – 1:30 am Session 1: Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability. Are there tradeoffs? Dealing with Air Pollution Issues

Moderator: Dr. Prashant Gargava, Senior Environmental Engineer & Incharge IT Division, Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi

Panelists:

Dr. Anant Sudarshan, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

Ms. Anumita Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi
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Mr. Sumit Sharma, Fellow & Area Convener, Centre for Environment Studies, The Energy and Resource Institute, New Delhi
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1:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 – 3:30 pm Session 2: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy

Moderator: Prof. Anwarul Hoda, Chair Professor of Trade Policy and WTO Research Programme, ICRIER, New Delhi

Panelists: 

Dr. Atul Kumar, Fellow & Area Convenor, Modeling and Scenario Building, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi
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Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta, Ford Foundation Chair in Environmental and Resource Economics & Acting Head, Environment Economics Unit, The Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
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3:30 – 3:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45 – 4:45 pm Session 3: Accounting for resources, human capital and health

Moderator: Dr. Muthukumara Mani, Senior Environmental Economist, Environment Department, World Bank

Panelists:

Dr. Saudamini Das, Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Growth (on lien from SSN College, University of Delhi)
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Mr. Souvik Bhattacharjya, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi
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4:45 – 5:45 pm Session 4: Is Green Growth Desirable, Necessary, and Affordable?

Moderator: Dr. Pronab Sen, Country Director, Ideas for Growth India-Central

Panelists:

Mr. Siddharthan Balasubramania, Country Head, Global Green Growth Institute, India

Dr. Joyashree Roy, Professor and Head of the Department of Economics, Coordinator, Global change programme, SYLFF Project Director, Jadavpur University, India
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Ms. Shailly Kedia, Fellow and Area Convenor, Green Growth Strategies Area, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi
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5:45 – 6:00 pm Closing remarks by Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER, New Delhi

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