Ashvin Dayal, Senior Vice President – Power & Climate at The Rockefeller Foundation, Padma Shri Reema Nanavaty, Director at SEWA (Self-Employed Women’s Association of India), and Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General TERI in conversation with Anjali Garg, Energy Specialist at the International Finance Corporation.
This session was part of The/Nudge Forum (global edition) presented in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation and the Skoll Foundation. Organized on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day on Aug 15th 2020, The/Nudge Forum brought together world leaders and stakeholders to discuss India’s development journey so far, and our way forward. The/Nudge Forum is a platform to build a strong narrative for India’s development sector and inspire belief in our collective ability to stay the course towards attaining the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
- Ashvin Dayal Senior Vice President Ashvin Dayal leads the Foundation’s global Power initiative aimed at scaling up energy access in order to drive economic and social development. He has overseen the Foundation’s pioneering investments in the renewable energy mini-grid space in India and the establishment of Smart Power India, a dedicated platform to support the acceleration of last-mile electrification. As […]
- Padma Shri Reema Nanavaty Director at SEWA (Self-Employed Women’s Association of India) Reema Nanavaty leads Self Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) economic and rural development activities reaching out to seventeen million women and their families across India. Since 1989 she has pioneered revival, restoration, and innovation of rural livelihoods from district to global level. Reema is being recognized across India and in the neighboring countries as a champion […]
- Dr. Ajay Mathur Director General, TERI Ajay Mathur is Director General of TERI – The Energy & Resources Institute, and a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change. He was Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in the Government of India from 2006 till February, 2016, and responsible for bringing energy efficiency into our homes, offices, and […]