Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

10 May 2017

Indo – Israel Roundtable discussion on Water and Solar   Power


Programme Schedule


09:45 – 10:00 am Registration / Tea, Coffee


10:00 – 10:30 am Welcome Remarks

Rajat Kathuria, Director & Chief Executive, ICRIER


Special Remarks

Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, Niti Aayog


Opening Remarks

H.E. Daniel Carmon, Israel Ambassador to India


10:30 – 11:30 am Session -1

A. India’s Water Challenges: What India and Israel can do together to find possible solutions

(Presentation by Ashok Gulati & Team, ICRIER)


B. REWA: A Game Changer in Solar Industry

(Presentation by Manu Srivastava & Megha Singh, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh)


C. The Israeli story- policy, regulation, practice and technology

(Presentation by Uri Shani, Eran Pollak, Shabtai Cohen, Oded Distel, Anil B. Jain & Randhir Chauhan)


Open Discussion

11:30 – 11:45 am Tea/ Coffee break


11:45 – 01.00 pm Session-2

Brainstorming on

i. Indo-Israel Joint Partnership, Strategy & Implementation

ii. Toward the formulation of a joint policy paper


01:00 – 01:15 pm Concluding Remarks & Vote of Thanks

Ashok Gulati, Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture, ICRIER


01:15 pm onwards Lunch


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