Urja Vichar Manch
17th January 2018, PHD House, New Delhi
Theme: Indian Advances in Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) Programme for More
Efficient Power Generation
Shri S Biswas, Director (Engg, R&D), BHEL and Shri S C Chetal, Mission Director, AUSC.
20th December, 2017
Interactive meeting on “Energy Cooperation between Ancient Civilisations”
Wednesday, 20th December, 2017, Shriram Hall, PHD House, New Delhi
Key speakers : Shri S C Tripathi, Patron, IEF and Former Secretary, MoPNG and Shri YR Mehtra, Treasurer, IEF and Former Director (Marketing), GAIL .
29th August, 2017
Urja Vichar Manch
Tuesday, 29th August 2017, Shriram Hall, PHD House, New Delhi
Theme: India’s Energy Transitions: Difficult Choices
Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer, Council of Energy, Environment and Water
8th May, 2017
“Wind Energy on Competitive Bidding – A Radical”
Speakers: Dr. Rajib K. Mishra, Director, PTC India Ltd. Mr. V. Subramanian, SG, INWEA & Former Secretary, MNRE
20th April, 2017
“Criticality of Financing Power Sector”
Speakers: Shri Vikramjit Singh, Senior Country Officer – India, IFC Dr Pawan Singh, Director (Finance), PTC India Financial Services
25th January, 2017
“Global and National Perspective of LNG & Natural Gas”
Speakers: Shri S C Sharma, Former Advisor, Planning Commission
26th August, 2016
“Development of Hydro Projects: Issues and Possible Solutions”
Speakers: Shri K M Singh, CMD, NHPC Shri S S Dubey, Chairperson and Member (Hydro), Central Electricity Authority
1st August 2016
“Electrical Vehicles: Future Possibilities & Implications in India”
Speakers: Mr. Subrata Biswas, Director (Engg., R&D), BHEL Mr. Sergius Barretto, Editor, Autocar India Mr. V Raghuraman, Former Chief Advisor, CII
23 June 2016
“Ujjawal Discom Assurance Yojana”
Speakers: Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, REC Ltd Dr Ashok Haldia, MD & CEO, PTC India Financial Services Shri Gopal Saxena, Director, BSES Rajdhani Power &BSES Yamuna Power Ltd
6th June, 2016
“The Imperative of Developing Transmission Infrastructure for Renewable Energy”
Speakers: Mr. R N Nayak, Former CMD, PGCIL; Mr. K V S Baba, ED, Power Systems Operations corp.; Mr. Munish Sharma, Head (BAG), BSES
2nd May 2016
"Utilisation of Clean Energy and Clean Environment Funds"
Speakers: Mr. Nitin Zamre, MD. ICF International; Mr. T K Arun, Editor, The Economic Times Mr. U Kumar, Advisor (Coal) Essel Mining & Industries Ltd.
28th August, 2015
“Oil Volatility - Challenges for National Oil Companies”
Speakers: Mr. D K Sarraf, CMD, ONGC; Mr. R S Butola, Former CMD, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, Former CMD, ONGC
4th June, 2015
“Green Energy Initiatives - Role of Power Grid Corporation”
Speakes: Mr. Y.K. Sehgal, ED, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. Mr.V. Subramanian, CEO, INWEA & Former Secretary, MNRE
5th March, 2015
"The Budget – Impact on Energy Sector – Distinguished Speakers: Dr. Saumitra Chaudhuri, Former Member, Planning Commission, Mr S C Tripathi, Former Secretary, MoP&NG, Mr. Nitin Zamre, MD, ICF International, Dr. S.P. Sharma, Chief Economist & Director-Research PHD Chamber"
23rd January 2015
"Development of Hydro Power Projects -Issues and possible Solutions
Distinguished Speakers: Mr Anil Razdan, Former Secretary (Power); Mr. Yogender Prasad, Former CMD – NHPC; Dr H.R. Sharma, Former Member (Hydro), CEA; Mr S.C. Sharma, Former Director (Tech), THDC"
21st October, 2014
"Shale Gas Production : Opportunity for India - Dr. Ranjan Gupta, Visiting Distinguished Fellow, ORF & Laboratory Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA"
3rd September 2014
"Initiatives of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency - Dr Ajay Mathur, DG, BEE"
29th May 2014
"Felicitation to Dr Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC to rank NTPC 424th position in the FORBES list of world’s largest and powerful public companies and spectacular development"
29 April 2014
"Development of Ultra Mega Power Projects – Present Status and Way Forward” - Mr. C. Gangopadhyay, CEO, PFC Consulting Ltd"
3rd April 2014
"Study by Planning Commission on India Energy Security Scenarios (IESS) 2047 - Mr. Anil K. Jain, Advisor (Energy), Planning Commission"
24th March 2014
"Felicitation to Shri Sudhir Vasudeva, Former CMD, ONGC"
16th Janaury 2014
"Developing Power Sector – Road Ahead
The Chief Guest and main speaker was Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Former Minister of Power and Chairman, Council on Energy, Environment and Water"
22nd July 2013
"Felicitation to Dr. Pramod Deo, Former Chairman, CERC"
25th April 2013
"Financial Restructuring of DISCOMS"
Mr. Satnam Singh, Former CMD, Power Finance Corporation
22nd April 2013
"Taming Diesel Subsidy To Contain Inflation and Foster Economic Growth - Dr. Kirit Parikh, Former Member (Energy), Planning Commission"
5th March 2013
"Meeting with Mr. Blake C Clayton, Fellow for Energy & National Security, Council on Foreign Relations, New York"
6th March, 2012
“US India Energy Partnership – Energy Trends & Business Projects” Jointly with AMCHAM
11th April, 2012
Meet on Nuclear Energy to honour Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, AEC & Chairman, Nuclear Group
11th May, 2012
Meeting with Mr. John Pitre of Natural Power Concepts USA in association with ONGC Energy Centre
29th May, 2012
Interactive meet on Energy Security
Chief Guest: Mr. Prabhat Kumar, Jt. Secretary (ES), Ministry of External Affairs
5th July, 2012
Urja Vichar Manch Meeting
Theme: “The Target for the Additional Generating Capacity during 12th Plan” Chief Guest was Ms. Girija Mathur, Chief Engineer, CEA.
18th July, 2012
Dinner meeting to felicitate the incoming and outgoing CMD’s of Coal India Mr. S. Narsing Rao and Mr. N.C. Jha
14th August, 2012
Briefing Meeting for the British High Commission officials on Oil and Gas sector
3rd October, 2012
Interactive Meeting with the Canadian Energy delegation headed by Mr. Mark Corey, Assistant, Deputy Minister of Energy and National Resources Canada
The 12th revised Edition of India Energy Year Book 2011-12. Rs 1000/-
TOTAL ENERGY ( a bi-monthly publication) - Free circulation to energy professionals.
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URJA VICHAR MANCH
26th August 2011
Prof. R Rajaraman, Emeritus Professor of Physics, School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University . He spoke on "Prospects of Nuclear Energy in India :Unclear Nuclear Future”.
15th July, 2011
Mr. Ravi Uppal, MD, & CEO of L&T Power Ltd..
23rd June 2011
Mr. N C Jha, CMD, Coal India Ltd was the Chief Guest. Theme: “Challenges for Coal Demand”.
4th May 2011
Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, BEE . He
concentrated on the new initiatives of the BEE especially PAT Scheme and New Appliances- Supper Efficient Equipment programmes.
25th March, 2011
Theme: “Sustainable Development – Energy Perspective for India”.
15 February 2011
Felicitation to Distinguished Energy CEOs, New Delhi Mr. P S Bhattachryya, CMD, Coal India Ltd., Mr. R S Sharma, Former CMD, ONGC, Mr. B.M Bansal, Former CMD, IOCL and Mr. ABL Srivastava, CMD, NHPC,
25th March 2011
Chief Guest: Mr Ajit C Kapadia. Vice Chairman, Centre for Fuel Study and Research Theme: Roadmap to Energy Security & Sustainability
30th August, 2010
Interactive meeting with Mr. D.V. Kapur, Founder CMD, NTPC and Former Secretary.
Mr. Kapur gave a detailed presentation on the “Growth of Power Sector”.
30th April, 2010
Interactive Meeting with Mr. Rakesh Sarin, Mg. Director, Wartsila India Ltd. Theme: “Optimal Power Generation Mix for India”
9th April, 2010
Interactive Session with Mrs. Geetu Amarnani Theme: Focus on Nutrition
10th March, 2010
Interactive Meeting with Mr. R.S. Pandey, Former Secretary Petroleum Theme: “Power Sector Challenges & Road Ahead”
20th January, 2010
Interactive Meeting with Mr. Sham Saran, Special Envoy of PM Theme: “Beyond Copenhagen – Road Map for India”
19th October 2009
Chief Guest: H. E. Mr. Lars-Olof Lindgren, Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden on Climate Change
6th July 2009
Chief Guest: Mr. Shyam Saran, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister on “Climate Change & India’s Energy Security”
13th May 2009
Chief Guest: Mr. R.S. Pandey, Secretary, MOPNG on Oil & Gas Sector – Challenges
6th February 2009
Briefing Meeting with Swedish Parliamentarians
12th January 2009
Interactive Meeting on Regulatory Initiative for Electricity Market Development
7th August, 2008
Chief Guest: Dr. Griffin M. Thompson, Sr. Energy Advisor, US Department of State and Manager Asia Pacific Partnership on “Clean Development and Climate”
16th May, 2008
Chief Guest: Mr. R.S. Sharma, CMD, ONGC on: “Understanding the Unfolding Oil Story of Ageing Fields, Falling Productions and Rising Prices”
2nd July, 2008
Chief Guest: Mr. P.S. Bhattacharyya, Chairman, Coal India Ltd. on "Challenges for the Coal Sector Due to Rising Inflation and Global Fuel Prices"
28th April, 2008
Chief Guest: Mr. Grant Battersby, Sr. Advisor, Australian Govt.
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27th August 2009
Roadmap for Increased Availability of Coal for Indian Industries,
Mr. N.C. Jha, Director (Technical), Coal India Ltd.
24th July 2009
Management Of Change In The Context Of Turn-Around Of SCCL, Mr. R.H. Khwaja, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forest
22nd April 2009
Capacity Addition Programme for 11th & 12th Plan Critical Issues,
Mr. Rakesh Nath, Chairperson, Central Electricity Authority
26th March 2009
India’s Growing Energy Insecurity: Volatile Crude Prices and a Tattered Road Map to Reform,
Mr. Sunjoy Joshi, Sr. Fellow, ORF
25th April 2008
Gas Distribution Regulatory Challenges and Growth of Infrastructure, Mr. B.S. Negi, Member, PNGRB
25th April 2008
South Asia Regional Initiative on Energy Strategies and Programme to Advance Clean Energy & Cross Border Trade – Dr. S. Padmanaban, Senior Energy & Environment Advisor, USAID
31st July 2008
Geopolitics of Energy, Ms. Sudha Mahalingam, Member, PNGRB
16th May, 2008
Interactive Meeting with the Top Energy CEOs
Understanding the Unfolding Oil Story of Ageing Fields, Falling Productions and Rising Prices, Mr. R.S. Sharma, CMD, ONGC
2nd July 2008
Interactive Meeting with the Top Energy CEOs Challenges for the Coal Sector due to Rising Inflation and Global Fuel Prices, Mr. P.S. Bhattacharya, Chairman, Coal India Ltd.
25 February 2008
Thrust Areas in R&D Energy Availability and Energy Efficient Technology, Dr (Mrs) Malti Goel, Former Adiser & Sr Scientist, Ministry of Science & Technology
25th January 2008
Role of Small Independent Exploration & Production Operation - Especially in India, Mr J S Anand, Vice Chairman & CEO, EnSearch Petroleum