Odisha | July 2017
The NITI Aayog recently came out with the draft National Energy Policy and put it on their website on June 27, 2017. The last date for public comments was given as July 14. This very short time given for a large and yet not well connected nation like India, again shows the government’s total apathy in letting any public discourse develop on major policy issues, doing token “consultations”, and push through major policy changes. On our and many other CSOs request, the deadline for comments & suggestions was extended by 10 days, to July 24, 2017.
New Delhi | 12 July 2018
PAIRVI and BCPH called upon different organizations and networks working on energy policy, energy finance and other energy related issues to participate in a regional consultative meeting held on 12th July, 2017 at IIC, Delhi. The objective was to discuss the various points in the draft NEP and evolve a collective response of the participating organizations on the key issues of draft NEP. The NITI Aayog had recently put the draft National Energy Policy on public domain and invited comments.