International Tech Talk on “Hydrogen & Fuel Cell: India's Mission & Economy”

As per a recent IEA report, the time is ripe to tap into hydrogen’s potential contribution to a sustainable energy system. Today, around 17 governments have released hydrogen strategies, more than 20 governments have publicly announced they are working to develop strategies, and numerous companies are seeking to tap into hydrogen business opportunities. Such efforts are timely: hydrogen will be needed for an energy system with net-zero emissions.

With the aim to focus on developing strategies and roadmaps on the role of hydrogen in energy systems; Create incentives for using low-carbon hydrogen to displace unabated fossil fuels; Mobilize investment in production, infrastructure, and factories; Provide strong innovation support to ensure critical technologies reach commercialization soon, and Establish appropriate certification, standardization and regulation regimes, the event “International Tech Talk on "Hydrogen & Fuel Cell: India's Mission & Economy” was organized by the RESI as a series of virtual sessions during this pandemic of COVID in the association with various partners from Government/Industries.

Date & time for the event: Oct 08, 2021, | 3:30 Hrs to 6.00 Hrs India Standard Time

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The speakers were invited from Government Organizations, Industries & NGOs for sharing their views and future directions on their respective domains.

M2M Schedule for International Tech Talk on “Hydrogen & Fuel Cell: India's Mission & Economy” was as given below:


Session Moderator:

Prof (Dr.) Mohammad Israr | VC (Planning & Development), RESI

Professor, Poornima College of Engineering, Rajasthan (India)

Dr. Sanjeev Verma, Advisory Board Member, RESI | Chairman, Board of Environmental Sustainability Trust

3:30 PM - Opening of event

Welcome of Participants/Introduction of RESI- Prof (Dr.) Mohammad Israr

Background of the Event, Introduction of Guest & Speakers - Dr. Sanjeev Verma

3:35 PM Welcome of Guests & Address by

Dr. Jagannath Patnaik Vice-Chairman, RESI

Vice-Chancellor, ICFAI University Sikkim

Shri G V Balaram, Vice-Chairman, RESI | Executive Director, Greenko

Ex- MD, Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd, Karnataka

3:45 PM – Inaugural Address by

*Shri Amitesh Kumar Sinha | Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India*

Shri Ajay Mishra, Director General, RESI | IAS, Ex- Special Chief Secretary, Energy Department, Govt of Telangana

Shri Ashwini Kumar, Editor, Fuel Cell India

3:55 PM – Address/Presentation by the Speakers

(4:00 – 4:20) : Hydrogenizing India’s Energy Future

Shri Nithyanandam Yuvaraj Dinesh Babu | Team Leader, Sustainable Partnership for Rooftop Solar Acceleration in Bharat (SUPRABHA- The World Bank & SBI Initiative) & Executive Director | Strategy & Transactions, Ernst & Young (E&Y), India