On 12 October 2021, WRI India (WRII) signed an MoU with Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) with the aim to facilitate and accelerate KILA’s vision towards the socio-economic development of the Kerala through strengthening the Local Self Government Institutions (LSGIs). The MoU was signed by Dr. O.P. Agarwal (CEO, WRI India) and Dr. Joy Elamon (Director General, KILA). Dhilon Subramanian, Senior Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India, Dr. Ajith Kaliyath, Urban Chair Professor, Dr.
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Bengaluru, October 4, 2021: The finalists of the Wave2Web Hack – A Data Science and Predictive Modelling Hackathon, were announced today at a virtual Town Hall. WRI India, in partnership with Microsoft and BlackRock, had organized the hackathon to crowdsource innovative ideas to forecast water availability/water level in select reservoirs in Bengaluru. The dashboards, presented by the teams, predict reservoir water availability up to 1 to 3 months in advance to enable more robust water management. Meet the 3 winning teams:
September 25, 2021, NEW DELHI: Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to achieving 450 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, along with other actions to decarbonize India’s economy.
Following is a statement from Dr. OP Agarwal, CEO, World Resources Institute India: