Ministry of New and Renewable Energy meets representatives of EU Countries


On 6 March 2020, the EU Representation in India organised a meeting with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to brief Shri Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary, on the recently published report on the solar market in India. The report was prepared by SolarPower Europe (SPE) together with the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI). The joint activities of the Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) with the two solar associations were explicitly acknowledged by Joint Secretary Sinha. Furthermore, the meeting was used to inform the delegation of the European member states about the activities of the MNRE with regard to climate financing and the new Industry and Investors' Facilitation Centre for companies and investors. On 11 February 2020, the MNRE opened its Facilitation Centre, which is headed by Shri Sinha, Joint Secretary (Solar) at the ministry.  The centre works as a focal point to provide information on policies and programmes of the Government and shall also resolve pressing issues for investors and industry. Finally, MNRE invited the EU states to actively participate in the RE-Invest 2020 from 14 - 17 October 2020.