Mapping Power: The Political Economy of Electricity in India’s States
Monday, 17 September 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. IST
Location: Lecture Room II, Annexe, India International Centre, New Delhi, India
Jackson School Associate Professor and Director of South Asia Studies Sunila Kale will be releasing her co-edited volume “Mapping Power: The Political Economy of Electricity in India’s States,” along with her co-editors Navroz K Dubash, and Ranjit Bharvirkar in New Delhi, India on September 17, 2018.
The book tracks power sectors in 15 states of India providing a comprehensive analysis of the political economy of electricity in India’s states. It suggests that a historically grounded political economy analysis helps understand the past and devise reforms to simultaneously improve sectoral outcomes and generate political rewards.
Details of the book launch event and panel discussion are available below. The discussion will also be streamed through Facebook live on CPR’s Facebook page.
Tea and coffee will be served at 10:30 AM, and the event will be followed by lunch. Please RSVP for the event here.
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM – Registration and Tea/Coffee
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM – Book Launch and Discussion
Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation and former Minister of Power (by video)
Shri Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament and former Union Minister
Shri Narendra Taneja, National Spokesperson, BJP
Dr Pramod Deo, former Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM – Panel Discussion
Prof D V Ramana, Director, Institute of Management Technology – Hyderabad
Mr Shantanu Dixit, Group Coordinator, Prayas (Energy Group)
Ms Aditi Phadnis, Political Editor, Business Standard
1:30 PM – Lunch