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#REINVEST2020 Programme: Session Details


Friday, 27 Nov, 2020 1130 - 1300 IST Virtual Session Coordinators

Skilling for Renewables: From ITIs to IITs

Dr Vasanta Thakur, Scientist D, MNRE
vasanta.thakur@nic.in
Ms Archana Sinha
archana.sinha@cii.in

Renewable energy is playing a vital role in greening the economy, while restructuring of employment will continue due to the global transition to low carbon economy. The Indian Government’s international commitments for fighting against climate change and declared target capacity addition of 175GW of renewable energy (RE) has significantly changed contours of power sector including demand for skilled and qualified manpower. There is also a pressing need for trained professionals to teach RE courses, to design and implement efficient policies and to accurately assess renewable energy project proposals.  

This session addresses the sector specific skill gaps and strategies to increase job and entrepreneurship opportunities to promote skilled youth to take care of growing needs of renewable energy.

 

Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar

PROFESSOR
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Geoffrey Clements

Geoffrey Clements

Chairman
Commonwealth Infrastructure Partners

Krishan Kolluru

Krishan Kolluru

Chairman
CVC Biorefineries Private Limited

Meagan Fallone

Meagan Fallone

CEO
Barefoot College International

Moustapha Kamal Gueye

Moustapha Kamal Gueye

Global Coordinator, Green Jobs Programme
International Labour Organization

Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar

Secretary
Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Somesh Ranjan

Somesh Ranjan

Executive Director & Chief
Skill Development Centres &1st Appellate Authority

Surjit Pabla

Surjit Pabla

Chairman
All India Board for Vocational Education