Seminar on ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ on 9 Dec at Delhi

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Seminar ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ organised by The Oceanic Group & India Habitat Centre on 9 Dec 2013

You are cordially invited to the Seminar, ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ (our 20th seminar in the series with IHC) on 9 December at Gulmohar Hall at 6.30pm.

The deliberations and recommendations of the above Seminar will be published in a Book on the subject and a film will also be made and presented before the stakeholders and policymakers. Post this, we will publish Global Reports on Energy & Technology jointly with two top institutions, some more may join.

We will have some leading media vehicles – also as Media Partners. Rural Connect Magazine, CSR & Competitiveness & India CSR (leading CSR media) are our media partners, more will join. Khushigram’s packed nutritious and hygienic fast food litti-chokha-chutney will be also provided to the guests.

It is organised by The Oceanic Group & India Habitat Centre. Radiance Media is Event & Knowledge Partner.

The session from 6.30-8.30PM would focus on: Energy Security, Energy Efficiency, Coal, Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear Power, Petroleum &Natural Gas, Renewable Energy – Solar, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal, Biogas, Small Hydro and Mechanical Energy.

Distinguished Speakers are:

•    Mr Deepak Gupta, Former Secretary, Renewable Energy, Govt of India,
•    Mr Prabhat Kumar, Joint Secretary, Energy Security, Govt of India and
•    Dr Ajay Mathur DG, Bureau of Energy Efficiency

You are well aware that this is important to achieve Millennium Development Goals by 2015 and the new goals for future, for which the meetings are on. The Global Compact (involving prestigious Public and Private sector companies and institutions) are also important contributors. We have now initiated some new actions that were finalised in last few months. We have formed ‘Global Leaders on Development’ (GLoD) group. I have spoken to some Presidents — European Union, Finland, Seychelles, Maldives, Guyana, Kiribati and Mauritius and PMs of Nepal & Mauritius, ministers, parliamentarians, legislators and leaders of India, Nepal, Bhutan, UK, Canada, South Africa, Finland, Seychelles, Kiribati etc), heads of major UN & international agencies. Most of them are committed.

The 21st century is witnessing a profound shift in global dynamics, driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world. China has overtaken Japan as the world’s second biggest economy, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in the process. India is reshaping its future with new entrepreneurial creativity and social policy innovation. Brazil is raising its living standards by expanding international relationships and antipoverty programmes that are emulated worldwide. But the “Rise of the South” is a much larger phenomenon. Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and other developing countries are becoming leading actors on the world stage. It is high time that India should give top priority to this vital aspect of human development.

In this context, The Seminar, ‘Human Development: Vision 2030’ was organised by ‘The Oceanic Group’ in collaboration with India Habitat Centre at Gulmohar Hall at 6.30 pm on 16th October 2013. Our previous seminar was on Human Development: Vision 2030’ at India Habitat Centre, 16th October 2013.

Hon’ble Mr Justice Swatanter Kumar, Chairperson, National Green Tribunal was the Chief Guest, Mr Rajendra Singh, Chairman, Tarun Bharat Sangh & Magsaysay Awardee chaired. Ms Rashmi Singh, ED, National Mission for Empowerment of Women, Ministry of WCD, GOI, Col Prakash Tewari, VP-CSR & Education, Jindal Steel & Power.

The Oceanic Group (TOG) is a non profit society with focus on Environment, Energy, Health, Education and Sustainable Development. The Oceanic Group is taking the awareness and interaction based programmes to schools & colleges and further down to community in the urban and rural areas followed by action to combat Climate Change.

TOG has partnered with the India Habitat Centre for the successful and popular Interactive Seminar Series on Climate Change since 2007 and organised 19 Seminars and 1 Conference on various aspects of Climate Change, Environment, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Disaster. Eminent speakers like  Rajendra Singh, Chairman, Tarun Bharat Sangh & Recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership,  Mani Shankar Aiyar, Minister for Panchayati Raj, Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt of India,  Nitin Desai, SG, WSSD 2002 & Former Under Secretary General, UN,  Suresh Prabhu, MP & former Environment Minister,  Sushil Kumar Singh, MP & Member, Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas, Justice Shambhunath Srivastava, Retd HC Judge (now Lokayukta, Chhattisgarh). Dr Prodipto Ghosh, former Environment Secretary, Dr Jayashree Gupta (Ex Addl Secretary, GOI & Ex CMD, Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd), Head of Consumers India &, Human Rights Group (Consultative Status, UN ECOSOC),  JK Dadoo, Secretary, Environment, Forest & Wild Life, Govt of NCT of Delhi & Chairperson, DPCC,  Surya P Sethi, Principal Adviser (Energy), Planning Commission, Dr Jyoti Parikh, Executive Director, Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe),  Shailesh Pathak (Ex IAS), MD, PE Indian Infrastructure,  HS Kingra, Jt Secretary & Special Officer (CWG), Sports Authority of India, Dr Bhaskar Chatterjee (Ex IAS), DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs,  Desh Deepak Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs,  Niten Chandra, Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development, Govt of India, Dr Jayashree Gupta (Ex Addl Secretary, GOI & Ex CMD, Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd), Head of Consumers India &, Human Rights Group.  Deepak Mukharji, Head, Corp. Affairs, Shell India,  Bijendra Pd Yadav, Minister for Energy, Government of Bihar, Prof Anil K Bhowmick, Director, IIT Patna, Prof Ashok K Ghosh, Head, Dept, Water & Environment, AN College,  Prasoon Kumar, Vice President, IFCI Ltd,  Sheonarayan Beria, Owner, Nagarmal Businesses and Secretary, Ara Goshala,  AM Prasad, President, NHRD, Patna and Dr Asmi Raza, Professor of Economics, University of Delhi have been associated with the above Seminar Series. Khushigram’s first packed nutritious fast food litti-chokha-chutney was provided to the guests at one of the seminars.

Contact information:
Ajit Kumar
ajit1991@gmail.com

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