Conference on ‘Fossil Fuels in Agriculture: Impact on India’s Farmers’

Conference discusses the impact of the growing use of fossil fuels on Indian agriculture; subsidies on food, fertilizer and fuel and the country’s ability to fund its development plans.

The speakers/panelists were:

  • Mukesh Kumar Anand, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)
  • Ritu Raj, Director – Asia Technology Innovation Centre, John Deere India Pvt. Ltd.
  • K.M. Tandon, Senior Vice President – Fertilizers & Power, Shriram Fertilizers and Chemicals
  • Satish Chander, Director General, The Fertilizer Association of India
  • S.P. Singh, Senior Fellow & Coordinator, Indian Foundation of Transport Research and Training (IFTRT)
  • Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director – Research and Advocacy, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

Moderator: Mr. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Senior Journalist

Partnership Information

Place: New Delhi
Date: 26th March, 2013
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