In the global hunt for energy security, nuclear energy has grown increasingly relevant as countries struggle to find sustainable sources of energy. The ambitious plans to build the world’s biggest nuclear plant in Jaitapur may prove to be the litmus test that defines the role of nuclear energy in India's future.
ASSOCIATE, THE PARTHENON GROUP
Simran Singh is an associate with The Parthenon Group, a global management consulting firm. Simran has worked in over 20 different countries in South-east Asia, Middle East, Latin America and Africa. Simran uses his travel to write on key global issues and to analyze their impact on India. Educated in India, France, Germany and United States, Simran graduated top of his class from IIT Delhi with a double major in computer science and mathematics. Simran completed his master thesis in finance from Indian School of Business. Simran has also authored papers on financial behavior of investors, besides writing for Indian Express. Disclaimer: External experts are not affiliated with Gateway House and have been presented here for reference only.
Last modified: August 17, 2017
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