Click on the link below to browse the tenth issue of EV Connect, a WRI India newsletter focused on updates in electric mobility. This edition of the newsletter includes a conversation with Dr KP Krishnan (Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India) who sheds lights on how India should prepare for skilling as the electric vehicle industry grows in the country. We also present a feature that maps the shift in jobs as electric vehicles replace conventional ones to inform the strategy to re-skill the existing workforce, and prepare the incoming one.
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WRI India served as knowledge partners for Raahgiri Day, a streets for all initiative, in New Delhi’s city centre
New Delhi: The Raahgiri Foundation, in partnership with WRI India, the New Delhi Municipal Council, and the New Delhi Police Department revived Raahgiri Day at Connaught Place on Sunday. This event will be held every Sunday for the next six months, affording people vehicle-free streets to walk, cycle, play, and engage with the community. Taj Hassan, Special Commissioner of Police, New Delhi, and Rashmi Singh, Secretary, NDMC, were chief guests.
Guwahati: The World Resources Institute India (WRI India), on Thursday organised a high-level, multi-stakeholder consultation in Guwahati to explore the role of energy access in building resilience against climate risks in the state. Officials from the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and the Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) joined the workshop along with several organisations operating across healthcare, education, skilling and livelihood sectors.