In conversation with Dr. Yugank Goyal, Associate Professor, Jindal University; and member, Governing Council, the Indian School of Public Policy

ALL ABOUT ISPP

Greetings from the Indian School of Public Policy! Thank you for showing interest in our programme.

We would like to remind you that 30 June 2019 is the last date to submit your complete applications for the Founding Class of 2019-20 of the ISPP’s one-year programme in Policy, Design & Management.

We organized a Live Webinar titled, ‘ALL ABOUT ISPP’ on 18 June 2019 (5 pm– 6 pm) with Shubhashish Gangopadhyay, Dean – ISPP, and Parth Shah, Founder Director – ISPP. The webinar highlighted the vision and aspiration of ISPP, to help you understand the policy world, and navigate through your clarification and doubts on the programme and careers.

This was a valuable discussion. We highly encourage you to watch the video of the webinar.

Date: 18 June 2019
Time: 5 pm – 6 pm

 

Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies: Opportunities, Risks, and Ways Forward

The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) is organizing a free workshop with Dr. Arunabha Ghosh on the topic ‘Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies: Opportunities, Risks, and Ways Forward’.

About the Speaker:
DR ARUNABHA GHOSH is a public policy professional, adviser, author, columnist, and institution builder. As the founder-CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water, since 2010, he has led CEEW to the top ranks as one of South Asia’s leading policy research institutions (six years in a row); and among the world’s 20 best climate think-tanks in 2016. He has been actively involved in the design of the International Solar Alliance since inception. He conceptualised and is founding board member of the Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN). With experience in 44 countries, he previously worked at Princeton, Oxford, UNDP (New York), and WTO (Geneva). In 2018, the UN Secretary-General nominated him to the UN Committee for Development Policy. In 2018, the Government of India appointed him as a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for the National Capital Region. He is the co-author/editor of four books: The Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy (2016); Energizing India: Towards a Resilient and Equitable Energy System (SAGE, 2016); Human Development and Global Institutions (Routledge, 2016); and Climate Change: A Risk Assessment (FCO, 2015). Arunabha’s essay “Rethink India’s energy strategy” in Nature was selected as one of 2015’s ten most influential essays. Arunabha advises governments, industry, civil society and international organisations around the world. This has included India’s Prime Minister’s Office, several ministries and state governments. He was invited by France, as a Personnalité d’Avenir, to advise on the COP21 climate negotiations; and also advised extensively on HFC negotiations. He serves on the Executive Committee of the India- U.S. PACE setter Fund. He is a member of Track II dialogues with ten countries/regions; and formulated the Maharashtra-Guangdong Partnership on Sustainability. His monthly columns in the Business Standard (Inflexion Points) and the Hindustan Times (Over The Horizon) are widely read. He hosted a documentary on water in Africa, and featured in a National Geographic documentary on energy. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, was a member of WEF’s Global Future Council on Energy (2016-18), and an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader. He holds a D.Phil. from Oxford & topped Economics rom St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Date: Sat, 29 June 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Venue: Indian School of Public policy, (VHAI) B-40, Ground Floor, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016

Does India want to grow at 10 percent?

The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP), is organizing a workshop with Mr. Dhiraj Nayyar on the topic ‘Does India want to grow at 10 percent?’. Our Key Speaker is Mr.Dhiraj Nayyar, Chief Economist of Vedanta Resources.

About the topic:
Is India’s political economy incapable of creating the conditions required for the country to emulate the growth levels registered in East Asia?

About the Speaker:

Dhiraj Nayyar is Chief Economist of Vedanta Resources, an Indian multinational corporation in the business of mining, metals and oil. Before joining Vedanta in October 2018, Dhiraj was Officer on Special Duty and Head, Economics, Finance and Commerce, NITI Aayog, Government of India. Trained as an economist at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Merton College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge, Dhiraj spent several years in the media in senior roles including Opinion Editor of Financial Express, Deputy Editor of India Today, Editor-at-large, Firstpost, India Columnist, Bloomberg View and Managing Editor of The Quint.
He is the author of the bestselling book, Modi and Markets: Arguments for Transformation. In 2013, he was awarded a Bastiat Prize in journalism by the California-based Reason Foundation.

Date: Sat, 22 June 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Venue: Indian School of Public policy, (VHAI) B-40, Ground Floor, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016

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