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Deep De-Carbonization and Regional Equity

Deep De-Carbonization and Regional Equity

This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the nature and extent of the financial impact of the mitigation policies centered on deep decarbonization of India’s electricity sector on the budget deficits of the states with relatively low endowments of solar and wind power. The impact could be quite substantial, adding 8.66% to the combined deficits of the VRE poor states under fairly cons

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Unintended consequences-India’s climate policies and growing regional disparities

Unintended consequences-India’s climate policies and growing regional disparities

In a forthcoming working paper, we assess the impact of deep decarbonization on states with low endowments of solar and wind energy and find that strong, continued regional variations in the build out of solar and wind energy and lower coal offtake together exacerbate existing regional inequalities. The absence of an acceptable framework and policies that address resultant fiscal and political iss

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University-Industry collaboration and Industry 4.0 

University-Industry collaboration and Industry 4.0 

Since the mid-80s, and the success of biotech, universities the world over have rushed to embrace “the third mission” of collaborating with industry to commercialise technologies created in university laboratories.  Achieving success in this third mission, which stands separately from the first two missions of teaching and research, has become a mark of esteem which shows the soci

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