Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

22 Jul 2016

Release of NCE Phase II Project Reports

 

Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi

 

July 22, 2016

 

Programme

 

Railways

 

10.30 – 11.00 am

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Registration

11.00 – 11.05 am

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Welcome remarks by Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

11.05 – 11.20 am

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Overview of lessons from NCE Phase I

Speaker:
NCE Steering Committee Member – Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai, Global Commissioner, New Climate Economy


Railways Report Launch

 

11.20 – 12.00 pm

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Presentation of the ‘De-carbonization of Indian Railways’ study

 

Speaker:
Dr. Saon Ray, Senior Fellow, ICRIER
(Presentation of the ‘Demand Side’)

Speaker:
Dr. Gireesh Shrimali, Director, CPI’s India program (Presentation of the ‘Supply Side’)

 

12.00 – 12.15 pm

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Tea/Coffee break

 

12.15 – 01.00 pm

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Panel Discussion

 

 

 

Panelists:

Mr. Ashwani Kumar Kapoor, Member Electrical, Railway Board

Mr. Ganga Ram Agarwal, Additional Member Electrical, Railway Board

Mr. Daljit Singh, Independent Consultant

 

Moderator: Mr. Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, The Financial Express

 

01.00 – 01.25 pm

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Question and Answers

 

01.25 – 01.30 pm

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Vote of thanks

 

01.30 – 02.30 pm

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Lunch

 

Cities

 

02.30 – 02.35 pm

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Introductory remarks by Dr. Madhav Pai, India Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

 

02.35 – 02.40 pm

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Introductory remarks by Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER

 

02.50 – 3:00 pm

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Special address: Mr. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India

Cities Report Launch

03.00 – 03.50 pm

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Presentation and Panel Discussion 

 

 

Presentation:  ‘India’s urban and spatial development in the post-reform period: an empirical analysis’ by Dr. Meenu Tewari, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina & HUDCO Chair Visiting Professor, ICRTIER (via video conference)

 

Presentation: ‘The Role of Full Cost Pricing in Designing Smart City Services’ by Dr. Anil Markandya, Director, Basque Centre for Climate Change (via video
conference)

 

Panelists:

Dr. Yoonhee Kim, Senior Urban Economist, World Bank

Dr. Smita Srinivas, Head, School for Economic Development, Indian Institute for Human Settlements

 

Moderator: Prof. Chetan Vaidya, Director, SPA, New Delhi

03.50 – 04.10 pm

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Question and Answers

04.10 – 04.15 pm

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Vote of thanks

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