IRADe: A hub for Integrated Research and Development

"Energy & Climate Summit-2009"  held on
February 3rd - 4th, 2009 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi



Energy and Climate Summit -2009
"Meeting New Challenges"

  3rd February 2009

Inaugural Session

Dr. Kirit Parikh - Welcome Address
Member, Planning Commission

Shri Vilas Muttemwar - Special Address
Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the MNRE

Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia
- Inaugural Address
Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission

Shri Sushilkumar Shinde - Presidential Address
Hon’ble Union Minister of Power

Dr. Jyoti Parikh - Vote of Thanks
Executive director, IRADe

Climate Change and Power sector
Co-Chair: Dr. Pramod Deo, Chairman, CERC

Mr. Rakesh Nath, Chairperson CEA & Former-Office Secretary
Mr. R. S. Sharma, Chairman, NTPC
Mr. S. K. Chaturvedi, CMD, Power Grid Corporation
Mr. Tantranarayan Thakur, CMD, PTC India Ltd.
Mr. P K Laheri, Director, Torrent Power

Sectoral Analysis – Greenhouse gas Emission control
Chair: Dr. Jyoti Parikh, ED, IRADe
Shri A. K. Mehta, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development
Mr. Olivier Luneau, Sr. Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Lafarge
Mr. Brian Dean and C. D. Biswas, ICF International and IRADe
Mr. Rajat Gupta, Director, Mckinsey

Climate Change and Coal sector
Chair: Mr. C Balakrishnan; Secretary, Ministry of Coal
Dr. A.K. Singh*, Scientist & Head, MEG, CIMFR, Dhanbad
Mr. Manohar Sinha, Deputy Director General, GSI
Dr. Anoop Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Dr. Ambuj Sagar, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Dr. Malti Goel, Former Advisor, Department of Science & technology

Energy and Climate Summit -2009
"Meeting New Challenges"

4th February 2009

Financing and Strategic Initiatives for Climate Change
Chair: Mr. Shyam Saran, Special Envoy to PM.
Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai, Group General Manager and Country Head India, HSBC
Mr. Naoki Sakai, Energy Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Dr. Shailaja Sharma, Advisor Future Fuels and CO2, Shell India
Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External affairs
Mr. R. R. Rashmi, Joint Secretary MoEF

Renewable options and Energy Efficiency
Chair: Mr. Deepak Gupta, Secretary, MNRE
Co – Chair: Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, BEE

Mr. Jens Burgtorf, Director, GTZ-IGEN

Mr. Gary P. Godwin, MD, UOP India Pvt. Ltd
Dr. Tim Flannery, Environmental scientist, Australia
Mr. Pradeep Chaturvedi, Chairman, Centre for advancement of Science

Mr A. K. Jain, Executive Director, Power Finance Co-operation

Climate Change and Hydrocarbon Sector
Mr. P. K. Sinha, Additional secretary & Financial Advisor, MoPNG
Co – Chair:
Mr. N. R. Raje, Director CAER

Mr. Harish Mehta, Director, Suzlon Group of Companies
Mr. Pramode Seth, Executive Director, Chief Corporate Planning, ONGC

Dr. Cleo Paskal, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London

Mr. K. K. Jajodia, Group Chairman, Assam Company ltd.
Mr. Sanjay das Gupta, Deputy General Manager, IOC

Valedictory Session
Chair: Dr. Kirit Parikh, Member, Planning Commission
Dr. T. Ramasami, Secretary, DST
Sir Richard Stagg, HE British High Commissioner
Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament
Mr. U. D. Choubey, CMD, GAIL


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