Sustainable supply chains for EV batteries

26 Sep, 2023

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  • Agenda

Dissemination Event on
Sustainable Supply Chains for EV Batteries

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023, Venue: Tamarind Conference Hall (Core 4B, UG Floor, Entry Near Habiteria Restaurant)
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

 

Dissemination Event on
Sustainable Supply Chains for EV Batteries

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023, Venue: Tamarind Conference Hall (Core 4B, UG Floor, Entry Near Habiteria Restaurant)
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Agenda


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

10:00 – 10:05 am : Welcome Remarks: Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER [Video]

10:05 – 10:15 am : Introductory Remarks: Ms. Kanchi Gupta, Program Manager, ClimateWorks Foundation

10:15 – 10:45 am : Keynote Session and Report Launch: [Video]

• Shri Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary (NEST), Ministry of External Affairs
• Shri Sudhendu J. Sinha, Advisor, Niti Aayog
• Shri Gaurav Joshi, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries
• Shri Ashish Kundra, Principal Secretary cum Commissioner (Transport)
• Mr. Sanjiva De Silva, Counsellor – Energy and Resources, Australian High Commission

10:45 – 12:00 noon : Session 1: India’s Potential in the Battery Supply Chain [Video]

Presentation of Report Findings: Mr. Abhishek Bansal, Senior Investment Specialist, Invest India and Dr. Tom Moerenhout, Professor, Columbia University

Panel Discussion:

• Mr. Dev Ashish Aneja, Vice President, C4V
• Dr. Deb Mukherji, MD, Omega Seiki Mobility
• Mr. Vikram Handa, MD, Epsilon Carbon

Moderator: Ms. Arishna Saxena, Senior Manager- Auto and E-mobility at Invest India, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India

Followed by a Q/A session

12:00 – 12:15 pm : Tea/Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 pm : Session 2: Critical Minerals Strategy for India [Video]

Presentation of Report Findings: Mr. Siddharth Goel, Senior Policy Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Panel Discussion:

• Professor Rajesh Chadha, Senior Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress
• Mr. Grégoire Bellois, Senior Policy Advisor, Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Metals, Minerals and Sustainable Development
• Mr. Manish Dua, Principal Consultant, Benchmark Minerals Intelligence
• Mr. Rishabh Jain, Senior Program Lead, Council on Energy, Environment and Water

Moderator: Ms. Sonali Nandrajog, Communications Consultant, Climate Trends

Followed by a Q/A session

13:30 – 14:30 pm : Lunch

14:30 – 15:25 pm : Session 3: Macroeconomic Impact of Circular Economy [Video]

Moderation & Presentation (ICRIER): Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER

Panel Discussion:

• Shri V. P. Yadav, Scientist ‘F’, CPCB
• Dr. Vijai Singhal, Director, Greenhub Systems Private Limited
• Dr. Parveen Kumar, Head Research and Development, Exigo Recycling
• Dr. Suneel Pandey, Director Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI

Followed by a Q/A session

15:25 – 15:30 pm : Vote of Thanks: Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER