INSIGHT 2022 International Conference organized in New Delhi

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  • International Conference on Sustainable and Innovative Finance for Green and Healthy Transport ‘INSIGHT 2022’ has been organized in New Delhi from September 15 to 16, 2022. It has been organized in partnership with World Resource Institute India (WRI India) supported by Shakti Foundation.
  • INSIGHT 2022 is an outcome of NITI Aayog’s mandate to CESL to implement a National Electric Bus Programme for 50,000 electric buses in the country. Previously, CESL executed the largest ever e-bus tender – The Grand Challenge for deploying 5,450 buses in five cities.
  • According to a press release from CESL, the two-day event will host international and national delegates where the discussions will focus on the financial needs of implementing public mobility projects at scale – including debt and equity considerations, the role of subsidies, if any, the role of Government, electricity needs, charging infrastructure and the use of green power for a green transport system for the country.
  • The conference will be inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road, Transport and Highways. Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister of Heavy Industries, Kailash Gahlot, Delhi Cabinet Minister for Transport & Revenue and Amitabh Kant, Sherpa for India’s Presidency at G20, will also be present at the inaugural session.
  • The release added that some of the most prominent dignitaries/speakers addressing the two-day conference include Erik Solheim, Former head of UNEP, Former Minister of International Development and Minister of Environment, Norway and Mohamed Hegazy, Road Sector Co-Lead, UNFCCC Climate Champion, Egypt.
  • Through INSIGHT 2022, CESL seeks to provide the space for debate and discussion by creating this convening of the best minds in mobility solutions in India. 

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