Sunday, May 17, 2009

Discussion on Cleantech @ TiE

On Friday May 15,2009 I attended a two hours discussion at Mr Swarup's residence (TiE Charter Member) at Vasant Vihar.

Geetika of TiE modertaed it and Ashok Das (Sun Moksha, Banglore) was the key speaked. he already has a SIG at TiE, Banglore and head a company on solar technology. He shared about his views on govt policies, future of cleantech and wide meaning of clean tech.

Other participents that I met included Anil Garg(AGM Marketing) Hero Electricals. He shared how poor govt policies has resulted in poor sales of Electrical Bikes in India where only 2L bikes has been sold till date again china which has electrical bikes in millions becuase of Govt Support Policies.

I also met Dolly Bhasic of SPH Consultancy and Services. She knew a lot about BEE and lot of information about Govt Tenders.

Bharat Shrama Technical Director of Vin Industies (also a landmark graduate) talked about his vision of using Cowdung to produce power at villages. He has roots in Rajasthan where his ancestors had large herds of cows and he plan to use Go-shala as source of cow-dung and set up small electrical stations.

Rilka from Austraila who head Indian office of Beyond Business Connections, Anil Srivastava of Global Economic Advantage Pvt Ltd, Pranet Gupta of Booz&Co, Shiv Walia of Mauryan Capital Advisors are few more persons that I met.

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