Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

21 Jun 2017

Scaling up Rooftop Solar Power in India: The Potential of Municipal Solar Bonds

Magnolia, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Wednesday, June 21, 2017




10.00 10.30 am



10.30 10.35 am


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

10.35 10.45 am


Keynote Address: Mr. Ashok Lavasa, Finance Secretary & Secretary(Expenditure), Ministry of Finance, Government of India

                                         Report Launch

10.45 11.20 am


Introduction to the study by Mr. Gregor Vulturius, Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

Presentation of the Report by the Research team

11.20 11.30 am


Tea/Coffee Break

11.30 12.30 pm


Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Gireesh Shrimali, Director, CPI India




Ms. Sharmila Chavaly, Joint Secretary ( I&E ), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Ms. Geetali Tare, Financial Advisor, New Delhi Municipal Council 

Mr. Alekhya Datta,  Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute

12.30 12.55 pm


Q and A Session

12.55 1.00 pm


Vote of Thanks:

Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER 

1.00 pm




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