educratsweb logo


India and the US have a long-standing energy collaboration. In June 2017, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump reinforced the strategic importance of bilateral energy cooperation, through the announcement of a new US–India Strategic Energy Partnership (SEP). The first ministerial meeting was held in April 2018. The India–US Strategic Energy Partnership has four pillars: Oil and Gas, Power and Energy Efficiency, Renewable and Sustainable Growth. The Sustainable Growth pillar is being co-chaired by NITI Aayog and USAID.

Key achievements and future action plan of the Sustainable Growth pillar were highlighted during the ministerial dialogue of the SEP held on 17 July 2020, under the co-chairmanship of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette. Dr Rakesh Sarwal, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog, and India Co-Chair of the Sustainable Growth pillar stated that this pillar brings together Indian and American researchers and decision-makers to collaborate in three focal areas: energy data management; energy modeling; and promotion of low-carbon technologies. Considerable progresses in all three areas of the Sustainable Growth pillar were noted as below:

  • Energy data management: An India Energy Dashboard, which was launched in 2015, has been revamped with the provisioning of data input online and through API integration. To enrich the exercise, NITI Aayog created eight sub-groups on energy demand and supply sectors. India and US agencies will cooperate to build a robust energy dashboard.
  • Energy modelling: Two exercises carried out on energy-water nexus and decarburization of transportation sector have highlighted key issues and provided policy advice. NITI Aayog and USAID jointly launched India Energy Modeling Forum on 2 July 2020. The forum will engage US and Indian researchers, knowledge partners, think tanks, both national and international, and government agencies and departments for modeling and long-term energy planning exercise.
  • Low carbon technologies: Both sides agreed to engage through concerned Government, related agencies, and private players for the promotion of low carbon technologies in India.

Remarking on the meeting of the Sustainable Growth pillar, Javier Piedra, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Asia Bureau, United States Agency for International Development, and US co-chair of the pillar, said both sides will continue to strengthen the Energy Data Management system to improve energy data availability, accessibility, and consistency with more intensive collaboration with US agencies. The Sustainable Growth pillar will support the India Energy Modeling Forum by facilitating collaborative engagement with the Modeling Forum at Stanford University and will also initiate new multi-team joint research studies to support energy and environmental decision-making under the forum.

It was recognized that Covid-19 is a challenge to the human spirit and to the partnership between our countries. However, challenges always bring opportunities to devise new ways and find innovative solutions. Both sides will adapt and continue to focus on sharing best practices and new solutions under the sustainable growth pillar for the benefit of India and the US. This has set the stage for building on the successful strategic energy partnership between India and the US.

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1640246

Key Accomplishments and Action Plan of Sustainable Growth Pillar under India–US Strategic Energy Partnership
Contents shared By educratsweb.com

if you have any information regarding Job, Study Material or any other information related to career. you can Post your article on our website. Click here to Register & Share your contents.
For Advertisment or any query email us at educratsweb@gmail.com

RELATED POST
1. Gadkari emphasises upon improving MSME footprint in 115 aspirational districts*
2. Unlocking Online Dispute Resolution to Enhance the Ease of Doing Business
3. NTPC Group achieves over 100 BUs of cumulative generation in the current financial year
4. Dawn of A New Era of Peace, Progress & Prosperity in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh : A Series of Road & Highway Projects to Give Impetus to Growth
5. Union Minister of Panchayati Raj & Rural Development Shri Narendra Singh Tomar distributes National Panchayat Awards 2020
6. IBBI amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016
7. Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani extends greetings on the occasion of the 6th National Handloom Day
8. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&NI) on Monday 10th August
9. Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan urges States and UTs to fully implement One Nation One Ration Card scheme without any delay
10. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya launches the Online Exit Examination system for seafarers
11. Inaugural run of Devlali-Danapur Kisan Rail flagged off
12. Vice President asks civil servants to be pro-active change-agents in building a New India
13. Trifed Launches its Own Virtual Office Network to Spearhead Tribal Socio-Economic Development on its 33rd Foundation day
14. Letter of Recommendation module launched to include vendors who don’t have Identity Card and Certificate of Vending under PM SVANidhi
15. Agriculture Mechanization and Technology Division takes various initiatives for farmers’ welfare under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan/Krishi
16. Delhi Airport develops portal for all international arriving passengers across India
17. Proposals for the construction of nearly 10.28 Lakh houses approved under PMAY(Urban)
18. English rendering of text of PM’s speech at Higher Education Conclave
19. TRIFED Reiterates its commitment towards transformation of tribal lives on the occasion of its Thirty-Third Foundation Day
20. PM delivers inaugural addresses at the Higher Education Conclave
21. PM inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra - an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission
22. Webinar on New Technologies for various Products related to COVID 19 for MSMEs with focus of Water Purification Technologies
23. MyGov Announces Winners of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’; Encourages the Spirit of Self-Reliance & Innovation
24. Equipment-free, a simple paper-strip based naked-eye fluoride ion detection and quantification kit in drinking water to evade Fluorosis-based disorders
25. 21 ESIC Hospitals Converted into Dedicated COVID-19 Hospitals Across the Country with the Facility of 2400 Isolation Beds: Santosh Gangwar
26. Ministry of Jal Shakti launches new version of India Water Resources Information System
27. Lord Ram temple will boost the Religious/Spiritual tourism- Tourism Minister
28. National Handloom Day on 07th August 2020- Function being organized by Ministry of Textiles on Virtual Platform
29. Ministry of HRD and MyGov jointly organise online essay competition
30. 17 crore mandays employment provided and Rs 13,240 crore paid to migrant labourers under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan in 6 weeks
31. Shadesmart & Radiant Cooling technologies promote energy-efficient cooling in buildings
32. NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission unveils National Winners of the ATL Tinkering Marathon 2019
33. SAI launches Khelo India Mobile App online training program for principals, PE Teachers
34. Jal Jeevan Mission: A reservoir of clean water & employment opportunities
35. Curriculum redesigning for NSNIS Diploma and strengthening faculty at NCSC among key decisions taken by SAI Academic Council
36. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase-I
37. PM to launch financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund and release benefits under PM-KISAN tomorrow
38. PM performs Bhoomi Pujan at Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir
39. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase-I: April 2020 to June 2020
40. Hydro-Meteorological Hazards Risk Reduction: Webinar series jointly organised by National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and India Meteorological Department (IMD)
41. National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) Webinar Series on “Hydro-Meteorological Hazard Risk Reduction” concludes
42. Defence Institute of Advanced Technology wins first prize in Smart India Hackathon-2020
43. India and Japan are looking to have trusted partners from authentic investors: Shri Piyush Goyal
44. First ever online patriotic film festival kicks off on 7th August
45. Assam gets own 24/7 Doordarshan Channel
46. DST launches INR 15 Crore fund to support India-Russia collaboration joint R&D and cross-country technology adaptation
47. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Friday that the ministry will launch Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Junior to groom young athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.
48. JNCASR spinoff launched molecular probes used in COVID-19 test kits
49. Induction of Rafale in Indian Air Force
50. Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs: Implementation Status
We would love to hear your thoughts, concerns or problems with anything so we can improve our website educratsweb.com ! visit https://forms.gle/jDz4fFqXuvSfQmUC9 and submit your valuable feedback.
Save this page as PDF | Recommend to your Friends

http://educratsweb(dot)com http://educratsweb.com/content.php?id=2968 http://educratsweb.com educratsweb.com educratsweb