MNRE HOLDS ‘CHINTAN BAITHAK’ WITH THE STAKEHOLDERS OF RE SECTOR
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) held a ‘Chintan Baithak’ with the stakeholders of renewable energy (RE) sector on May 7, 2019 in New Delhi. The ‘Baithak’ (meet) was chaired by Secretary, MNRE, Shri Anand Kumar and saw good participation from the RE sector including the representatives of major RE developers, equipment manufacturers, financers, regulators, think-tanks, industry bodies, and skill developers.
The day-long meet deliberated upon various issues pertaining to the RE sector, viz., solar, wind, bio-energy, smallhydro, regulatory issues, bidding and pricing, demand forecasting, financing of RE projects, energy storage, Make in India, skilling India’s RE work force, etc. Various policy interventions were suggested for the sector by the stakeholders at ‘Chintan Baithak’ and MNRE will consider these suggestions.
Shri Praveen Kumar, Additional Secretary, MNRE and other senior officials of the Ministry were also present during the meet.