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28 April 2020, Gateway House

Gateway House Webcast: Diversifying India’s Clean Transport

In this webcast, we discuss the transport energy options for India. The government of India intends to pursue Electric Vehicles with aggression, both to help India meet its Climate Change commitments, as also to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels in the post corona era. But is it what India needs? Are the necessary raw materials for batteries accessible in both the near and short term? Can India readily abandon oil, now cheap and from a region which gives jobs to our expatriate population?

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Three experts: Amit Bhandari, Energy & Environment Fellow, Gateway HouseHormazd Sorabjee, Editor, Autocar IndiaChaitanya Giri, Space and Emerging Technologies Fellow, Gateway House discuss the topic.

Manjeet Kripalani, Executive Director and co-founder, Gateway House moderated the discussion.

This video was recorded on Zoom during the second episode of the Gateway House Webcast which took place on 16 April 2020.

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