Conference on Investments for a Sustainable Tamil Nadu: Reforms and Strategies for the Power Sector

13 Oct 2023

VENUE: Dvara Trust (Kerala Meeting Room), Tharamani, Chennai

This event is jointly organised by XKDR Forum and TrustBridge. It aims to facilitate discussions to promote energy transition in the state of Tamil Nadu. It brings together the research efforts to identify strategies for fostering sustainable investments to support the power sector transition efforts in the state. 

Program Agenda:

14:00 – 15:00

Session 1 – Electricity’s Role in Tamil Nadu’s Development Strategy.

Presenter: Ajay Shah, XKDR Forum

Panelists: Vikram Kapur I.A.S (Government of Tamil Nadu) and Karthik Muralidharan (CEGIS).

15:00 – 16:00

Session 2 – The Impact of KUSUM-C in Addressing the Political Economy of Distribution.

Presenter: Renuka Sane, TrustBridge

Panelists: Anas Rahman (International Institute for Sustainable Development)and Martin Scherfler (Auroville Consulting)

16:30 – 17:30

Session 3 – Improving Regulation in the Power Sector

Presenter: Akshay Jaitly, TrustBridge

Panelists: Hansika Dhankhar (Shakti Foundation) and Ann Josey (Prayas Energy Group)