Towards Optimal Pathways for Decarbonizing the Indian Steel Sector

9 Aug, 2023

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Event | 9 August 2023 | New Delhi

Dissemination Event on
Towards Optimal Pathways for Decarbonizing the Indian Steel Sector
Date: August 9, 2023, Venue: Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre

PROGRAMME


 

09:30 – 10:00 am : Registration and Tea / Coffee
10:00 – 10:05 am  : Welcome Address:
Mr. Nitin Desai, Former Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
10:05 – 10:15 am: Inaugural Address:
Dr. Sachin Kumar, Director, Industry, Buildings & Cooling Programme, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

10:15 – 10:30 am : Opinion Poll on Low-carbon Steel Sector

10:30 – 11:45 am : Session 1: “Prioritizing Policies for the Carbon-Neutral Steel” (Policy aspect)
Presentation on “Decarbonizing the ‘Hard-to-abate’ Sector: A Fan of Possibilities for Indian Steel Industries” by Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow and Thematic Lead, CCUS, ICRIER
Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow and Thematic Lead, CCUS, ICRIER

Panellists
 Mr. Anindya Chowdhury, Country Manager, Shell
 Mr. Prosanto Pal, Senior Fellow, Energy, The Energy and Resources Institute
 Mr. Abhas Sinha, Programme Manager, The Climate Group

Followed by Q&A

11:45 – 12:00 pm : Tea/Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:30 pm : Session 2: “Exploring the Impact of EU’s CBAM on India’s Steel Trade”
Presentation on “Exploring the Impact of EU’s CBAM on India’s Steel Trade” by
Mr. Kumar Abhishek, Consultant, Climate Change, Urbanization and Sustainability (CCUS), ICRIER
Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow and Thematic Lead, CCUS, ICRIER

Panellists:
 Ms. Ulka Kelkar, Director, Climate, World Resources Institute
 Mr. Hemant Mallya, Fellow, Council on Energy, Environment and Water
 Dr. Rajat Verma, Associate Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP)

Followed by Q&A

Vote of Thanks: Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow and Thematic Lead, CCUS, ICRIER

13:30 – 14:30 pm : Lunch