On Day 2 of the Careers in Public Policy Workshop, an online monsoon workshop program organized by IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi on 22nd, 23rd and 24th August, 2023 as part of the #WebPolicyLearning series, several distinguished guests including Prof. Mukul Asher, Ms Urvashi Prasad, Mr Sandeep Chachra, Mr Amit Dubey, Mr Yash Agarwal, Dr Devender Singh, Prof Vibhuti Patel, Dr Simi Mehta and Dr Arjun Kumar joined us to offer their valuable insights.
Feminist Foreign Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region an Online International Workshop Program, a Two-Day Immersive Online Discussion Workshop was conducted on 19 and 20 September 2023 by IMPRI, Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi.
The session was opened by Prof Mukul Asher Former Professor Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI. For the day7, he introduced the two major issues that are of High degree significance for India and one of which is the environment and Public policy. India needs to make progress in the environment Arena for its own National goals. Another issue, which is very domestic, that enough attention is not paid to India’s Urban-rural bodies and their governance.
Professor Rekha Nianthi, a distinguished academic from the Department of Geography at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, delivered an enlightening presentation that meticulously examined the multifaceted dimensions of climate change and its profound economic implications, with a special focus on the Indian subcontinent and various Asian nations. Her insightful discourse commenced with a clear definition of climate change, characterizing it as a protracted shift in long-term temperature and weather patterns primarily driven by the burning of fossil fuels, which releases greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere.
In a world where the profound challenges posed by climate change cast a long shadow over our future, the wisdom and expertise of scholars like Professor Joyashree Roy become invaluable. Professor Roy, holding the prestigious Bangabandhu Chair Professorship and serving as the Director of the Centre on South and South East Asia Multidisciplinary Applied Research Network at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand, offers a sweeping and insightful perspective on the complex interplay between climate change and the economic opportunities that emerge within the dynamic region of South Asia.
An informative and interactive panel discussion on “The Current State of Play of Energy Transition in India” was held by Mr. Srinivas Krishnaswamy.
“India’s Transition Journey To Cleaner Energy” was held by Dr. Aditya Gusain,