Seminar on Understanding Investment, Trade, and Battery Waste Management Linkages for a Globally Competitive EV Manufacturing Sector
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Moderator(s): Mr. Ruchir Shukla, Director, Electric Mobility Initiative (EMI), Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF)

Time: 09:30 – 15:35 Hrs (IST),


09:30 – 10:00: Registration / Tea, Coffee

10:00 – 10:05: Welcome Note:
Dr. Deepak Mishra, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

10:05 – 10:15: Introduction Note:
Mr. Siddarthan Balasubramanian, Principal Strategist, ClimateWorks Foundation

10:15 – 10:35: Keynote session and unveiling of the summary for policymakers:
Shri Sudhendu J. Sinha, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity – Transport and Electric Mobility), NITI Aayog

10:35 – 12:00: Session 1: High-Level panel discussion

Panel Discussion:
Mr. Dev Ashish Aneja, Invest India, Assistant Vice President and Sector Lead Automobiles, Electric Vehicles and Batteries
Mr. Nitin Seth, CEO, New Mobility, Reliance Industries
Shri Randheer Singh, Director, Electric Mobility, NITI Aayog
Ms. Chaitanya Kanuri, Senior Program Manager – Electric Mobility, WRI

Followed by Q/A session

12:00 – 12:15: Tea/Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30: Session 2: Trade and investment session

12:15 – 12:30: Presentation (Investment): Dr. Tom Moerenhout and Mr. Siddharth Goel

12:30 – 12:45: Presentation (Trade): Dr. Anirudh Shingal and Dr. Prachi Agarwal


12:45 – 13:30: Panel Discussion:
Dr. Deb Mukherji, Managing Director, Omega Seiki Mobility
Mr. Vikram Handa, Managing Director, Epsilon Advanced Materials Private Limited
Dr. Ajith Chandran, Managing Director, Development Interlinks International Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Komal Kareer, Analyst, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 15:25: Session 3: Towards sustainable EV battery supply chains

14:30 – 14:40: Session chair remarks: Introduction of the theme: Mr A.L.N Rao, CEO, Exigo Recycling

14:40 – 14:55: Presentation (ICRIER):
Study overview and results – 
Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER

14:55 – 15:25: Panel Discussion:
Ms. Shobha Raghavan, Chief Operating Officer, Saahas Zero Waste
Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President and MD, CES & IESA
Ms. Moushumi Mohanty, Head of Electric Mobility Programme, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

15:25 – 15:30: Final Remarks: Dr. Tom Moerenhout, Senior Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

15:30 – 15:35: Vote of thanks: Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER



29 Apr, 2024