STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION MEETING ON INDIA’S AMENDMENT PROPOSAL FOR PHASE-DOWN OF HYDROFLUOROCARBONS (HFCs) 10TH JULY, 2015, NEW DELHI

STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION MEETING ON

INDIA’S AMENDMENT PROPOSAL FOR

PHASE-DOWN OF HYDROFLUOROCARBONs (HFCs)

10thJuly, 2015 

VENUE: Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

AGENDA

Registration
0900 – 1000 Registration of Participants
 
1000 – 1055     Inaugural Session
1000 – 1010 Welcome Mr. Manoj Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC)
1010 – 1020 Introductory Remarks Mr. Susheel Kumar, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC
1020 – 1030 Address Mr. Ashok Lavasa, Secretary (EF&CC)
1030 – 1045 Inaugural Address Mr.Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest& Climate Change
1045 – 1055 Vote of Thanks Dr. A. Duraisamy, Director, Ozone Cell, MoEF&CC
 
1055 – 1115 Coffee Break
 
Session – I: Indian Amendment Proposal for Phase-down of HFCs Chairman:Mr.Susheel Kumar, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC
1115 – 1130 Indian Proposal for Phase-Down of HFCs Mr. Manoj Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, MoEF&CC
1130 – 1150 Comparison of HFC Amendment Proposals, ambitions and equity Mr. Chandra Bhushan, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi.
1150 – 1205 New and Emerging alternatives – Pathways to transition and HFC Modelling Mr. Bhasker Deol, Natural Resources Defense Council and Dr. Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Council on Energy, Environment and Water.
1205 – 1220 Indian Industry Perspective on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Mr. Rabindra Kaul,Refrigerant Gas Manufacturers Association (REGMA)
1220 – 1235 Indian Industry Perspective on full conversion cost Mr. J.M. Bhambure,Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Manufacturers Association (RAMA)
1235 – 1300 Interaction and Discussions
 
1300 – 1400 Lunch
 
Session – II: Technical Options for Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning and Foam Manufacturing Sector Chairman:Mr.Susheel Kumar, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC
1400 – 1415 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HCFCs for Air-Conditioning Sector Mr. Anil Kumbhar, RAMA
1415 – 1430 Technical Options to HCFCs for Room Air-Conditioners Mr. A.A. Acharekar, Godrej
1430 – 1445 Technical Options to HCFCs for Room Air-Conditioners Mr. Gaurav Mehtani, Daikin
       
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1445 – 1500 Technical Options to HFCs Mr. Bhushan Dhonde,Chemours
1500 – 1515 Technical Options to HFCs Mr. Kavalath Sudhir, Honeywell
1515 – 1530 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HFCs for Mobile Air Conditioning Mr. Y.S. Kushwaha Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA)
1530 – 1545 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HCFCs for Foam Sector Mr. Murali Mohan, Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA)
1545 – 1600 Interaction and Discussions
 
1600 – 1615 Coffee Break
 
Session – III: Panel Discussion Chairman:Mr.Susheel Kumar, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC
 
1615 – 1715 Indian Proposal for Phase-down of HFCs Panelists : Government Officials, RAMA, IPUA, ACMA & REGMA
1715 – 1730 Concluding Remarks by the Chairman
 
1730 Closure of the Meeting