New Delhi, October 3, 2023 – NTPC School of Business (NSB) and Climate Policy Initiative India (CPI India), an analysis and advisory organization dedicated to advancing clean energy and sustainable finance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on October 03, 2023, in New Delhi to collaborate in assisting the process of energy transition in India. On the occasion, Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran, Director, NTPC School Of Business, emphasized the significance of the collaboration: “We are delighted to join hands with CPI India in this endeavor. This MOU reflects our shared commitment to advancing knowledge and solutions that would support the process of energy transition in India. We at NSB are committed to achieving the NetZero goal and SDGs in sync with the targets set by our promoter NTPC and the Government of India.”
Under the MOU framework, NSB and CPI India are set to work on a partnership to further research and analysis, stakeholder engagement, training programs, co-creating knowledge products and knowledge sharing around energy transition. The research would focus on understanding the risks and opportunities associated with energy transition, advancing energy security through low-carbon technology solutions, and exploring the intricacies of climate finance. At the signing ceremony, Dr. Dhruba Purkayastha, Director at CPI India stated: “We look forward to being a useful partner to NSB for accelerating India’s transition towards a cleaner and sustainable energy future. Together, we will harness our collective knowledge and resources for scaling up clean energy and increasing sustainable finance in India.
The MOU signing ceremony took place on October 3, 2023, and marks the beginning of a collaborative journey between NSB and CPI India to enable energy transition in India.
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About Climate Policy Initiative India Private Limited
Climate Policy Initiative is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to support governments, businesses, banks, and financial institutions to drive economic growth while addressing climate change. CPI has six offices around the world in Brazil, India, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. CPI India Private Limited works to support India’s clean energy mission directed by its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) through clean energy market catalyzing initiatives, such as the US India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF), India Clean Energy Finance (ICEF), Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE), India Distributed Solar Finance initiative (IDSF), and The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (India Chapter); capacity building initiatives, such as the Center for Sustainable Finance (CSF); and carries out analytical work for transitioning towards a sustainable energy future, such as Futureproofing Strategy for PSUs, and Just Energy Transition.
Learn more at: www.climatepolicyinitiative.org
About NTPC School of Business (NSB)
NTPC School of Business is a premier business school dedicated to nurturing future leaders in the energy sector. NSB was set up in 2014 under the aegis of the NTPC Education and Research Society (NEARS). With a focus on excellence in education and research, NSB provides a dynamic learning environment that equips students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the evolving energy landscape. NSB currently runs two AICTE – approved programmes, namely the Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM-E) and Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management (PGDM-E). It also conducts Management Development Programmes for national and international clients as well as research & consultancy in the energy domain.
Learn more about NSB at: www.nsb.ac.in