Lamp lighting by the Chief Guest, Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India (second from left), Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India (third from left), Mr. Pradeep Udhas, Partner & Head of Markets, KPMG in India (extreme left), and Mr. Arvind Mahajan, Partner & National Head of Energy, Infrastructure & Government sector, KPMG in India (extreme right)
The 4th Annual ENRich Energy Conference was held on 20 November 2013 in New Delhi, India. The conference was opened by the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, with the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia as the keynote speaker.
The event served as a platform for key energy and natural resources (ENR) industry professionals across the ecosystem in the private and public sectors, regulators, policymakers, investors and financiers, and industry analysts, among others, who came together to debate issues and challenges that help in deciding the future of the energy sector, especially in India. The event attracted 180 senior industry delegates from domestic and international organizations.
There were four well-received panel discussions focused on the key significant themes impacting the ENR sector, with participation from 17 eminent industry panelists — including the high commissioners of Australia and Canada. Panels were moderated by senior KPMG India professionals and focused on the following issues critical to energy sector executives:
- Energy security
- Power — opportunities and challenges
- Gas value chain
- Capital projects optimization.
Mr. B.K. Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission and the closing speaker, presented a detailed analysis of the key issues in the energy security domain that hamper India’s growth.
A new KPMG thought leadership entitled, ‘Recharging the power sector by 2018’ was released at the conference. The report covered in-depth key issues plaguing the power sector in India and proposed a number of critical recommendations to recharge the sector by 2018.
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