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CEO @WRIIndia, working to turn big ideas into action to sustain India's natural resources

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Completely agree with this. Current systems were designed as affordable systems to meet the needs of the poor. But… https://t.co/ZZ3QB5uacCDr. @OPAgarWRI CEO @WRIIndia setting the context for the panel on Energy Transitions in India @WorldResourceshttps://t.co/rNRnxyqi7k
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11/12
2019
In Delhi-NCR, evening #congestion starts at 2 pm as schools close & successively till 6-7 pm w/public & private off… https://t.co/ZJ6B1isN5aAn interesting discussion around ensuring the coordinated development of #cities, even as we see inadequate devolut… https://t.co/ieNOgX0INS
11/7
2019
Participating in the 2nd General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance ⁦@isolaralliance⁩. ⁦@WorldResources… https://t.co/ThyZcql2PC
10/31
2019
Wish you a great onward journey @KrishanDhawan1! You led @ShaktiFdn successfully for many years. @WRIIndia apprecia… https://t.co/aNkikYpFzw
8/20
2019
Across the world, businesses are making money from planting #trees. It’s a win for the planet and the bottom line… https://t.co/81WLxADuJJ
Retweeted by OP AgarwalRead my piece in @ETEnergyWorld, where I make a case for adopting #ElectricVehicles as a step in the right directio… https://t.co/V3ewzEagYA
7/22
2019
I was delighted to give a talk on ‘New India : The Urban Challenge’, organised by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini, at the… https://t.co/zr8ezp60oLWater supply in four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai has dropped below 1% of their capacity, causing an acute… https://t.co/ZefXFoMVBS
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHon. CM @vijayanpinarayi in presence of @amitabhk87 unveiled the #EV roadmap for #Kerala prepared by @WRIIndia at t… https://t.co/CEiZ5XyDcZ
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThe #Kerala Govt. has signed an MoU with @WRIIndia in December to implement an #ElectricVehicles policy, and value… https://t.co/vz3RUzKBLX
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7/11
2019
Our #Rohtak study reveals that roads are not safe for children and only 21% students use #bicycles to go to school.… https://t.co/IHVat4IDL4In the last two decades, #India has urbanised at an unprecedented rate. Read this photo essay by @rajbhagatt to u… https://t.co/P96zT1f5qm#Cities contribute around three-quarters of global energy-related #emissions. The good news is that better urban… https://t.co/i2oae0v0Fr.@amitbhatt4u highlights how conversations around #airpollution become abstract, hindering ground-level change.… https://t.co/4rlR5TMP4G
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6/17
2019
Compulsion to Choice: How Can Public Transport in #India Be Transformed? https://t.co/9StDzHSLmi (via @epw_in) @OPAgarWRI
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHere are 4 key lessons from #Bhopal and #Bogotá on launching citywide bike-sharing services.… https://t.co/fWdzTXf6p4
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6/5
2019
.@WRIIndia served as knowledge partners for #RaahgiriDay, a #streetsforall initiative, in #NewDelhi’s city centre y… https://t.co/dahEwFELaX
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5/28
2019
.@WRIIndia @MaxHealthcare @htTweets and other partners have organised @RaahgiriDay at Connaught Place in Delhi this… https://t.co/QASIPHRW3E
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5/27
2019
Takeaways from discussions around the future of #electricmobility in India at @WRIIndia’s annual conference #CK2019 https://t.co/85c1UJH4lb
5/22
2019
WATCH: Key discussions from #CK2019 on advancing #climateaction in Indian states and #cities.… https://t.co/bKKqqmVaVZ
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5/16
2019
Through #greentariffs, traditional power utilities may offer #renewableenergy services to commercial and industrial… https://t.co/ycdVarKKXp
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5/15
2019
India has shown significant determination in meeting its #climateaction commitments, especially in the transition t… https://t.co/YAw8aQqYzT“There is a lack of clear, credible and easily accessible sources of information and an absence of customised finan… https://t.co/vyglf5Is0E
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5/13
2019
Full house at Day 1 of #CK2019 in #NewDelhi. Inaugural address by Shri @MVenkaiahNaidu starting soon. https://t.co/5H09j6mT8i
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3/28
2019
Tomorrow at #CK2019, join us at @WRIIndia's Talk Series 'Engage' and listen to four inspiring stories that connecte… https://t.co/xyfeWIOQzS
Retweeted by OP AgarwalJoin me and my fantastic colleagues at @WRIIndia for exciting conversations on urban transitions at #CK2019 https://t.co/oPtsO2nSyv
3/27
2019
Significant weakness lies within the power distribution sector at the interface between the generators and the cons… https://t.co/NdRfXvAwsi
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3/26
2019
Exciting discussions with Lord Nick Stern, Navroz Dubash, and Rajat Kathuria in Beijing, China https://t.co/cFAey86dkcJoin @krishnandeepak1 and the rest of the @WRIEnergy team in India at #ACE19 https://t.co/S95dTdDrWX https://t.co/3dpwEijiIu
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWatch @WRIIndia's CEO @OPAgarWRI speak about #India’s ambitions for full vehicle electrification. Join the Electr… https://t.co/IKZhjTiB3g
Retweeted by OP AgarwalDoes the future of #India’s journey towards a net zero carbon-built environment have a place for poor or low-income… https://t.co/KHdbMMFE9z
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3/25
2019
Did you know that 3 out of 10 people in the world do not have access to safe drinking #water? Everyday, over 700… https://t.co/O0tAwOw1G1
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3/23
2019
Looking forward to #CK2019 and the inaugural address by the Honourable Vice President of India, Shri… https://t.co/UfY5wtgAjy
3/21
2019
“In a country like India, only about 20% of the energy needs are serviced by renewables, with majority (80%) still… https://t.co/rAn4LS17Ny
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#Electricmobility is set to change India’s #publictransport and the economy. The Electric Mobility Forum at… https://t.co/nQ9PPzTSd1
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3/15
2019
#RaahgiriDay co-founder @SarikaPanda is returning #Gurugram streets to its citizens https://t.co/gCRhKg4yknhttps://t.co/hWZbxfXNWN
Retweeted by OP Agarwal.@WRIIndia strives to promote #genderequality and #socialequity in environmental and #sustainabledevelopment initia… https://t.co/glnnON7nDC
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3/8
2019
I spoke at the Global Housing Technology Challenge India conference & expo. Delighted to have been part of this amb… https://t.co/6apT3pskv9PM Shri Narendra Modi declared April 2019 - March 2020 as "Construction technology Year". A series of activities ar… https://t.co/mlIElYOpjy
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#GHTCINDIA aims to showcase innovative technologies contributing towards achieving the #SDGs as laid out by the UN.… https://t.co/ShD82b5MAl
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3/4
2019
.@WRIIndia looks forward to providing technical expertise and inputs during the Construction Technology Year, ensur… https://t.co/zRbpMyT3Ca
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHon’ble Prime Minister declared 2019-20 as ‘Construction Technology Year’. I am confident that with six Lighthouse… https://t.co/Q0t7XnyNRb
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3/3
2019
#Delhi needs to go beyond boundaries to address rapid peripheral growth, write @RejeetMathews and @madpai.… https://t.co/J0y30ub08j
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3/1
2019
Should India follow China’s cluster model? Read my opinion in the @EconomicTimes https://t.co/rOgMkiqm9d | @WRIIndia
2/19
2019
My new book with Samuel Zimmerman and Ajay Kumar traces changes in urban transport over the last century, including… https://t.co/fcjS0dh0fN
1/28
2019
#India has only 2% of the world's land mass and 16% of the world's population. New #technology is needed to manage… https://t.co/5Ormdr8Q28
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThe Global Housing Technology Challenge has 3 main components. The third component includes the showcase and incuba… https://t.co/V0qjZ2xpPb
Retweeted by OP Agarwal.@WRIIndia is privileged and honoured to work with @MoHUA_India on #GHTCIndia and other accelerators, workshops as… https://t.co/Vg0P3IZlzkWe need technology to help us build houses fast so that they’re complete in 3-4 months in order to provide… https://t.co/AKUrJyqweRIndia needs to add 10 million houses by 2022. The #GHTCIndia was designed to achieve this target - DS Mishra, Hon.… https://t.co/boubcTXS26
1/14
2019
In 2018, @WRIIndia successfully worked with the #public and #private sectors towards #SustainableDevelopment outcom… https://t.co/JxBw5wdNeG
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1/10
2018
#HereComesTheSun report released by Mr.Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman @WRIIndia, @OPAgarWRI CEO, WRI India and… https://t.co/oIwLhWuyss
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12/18
2018
The UN #climate summit in Katowice, Poland is seen by many as the most important climate negotiation since 2015, wh… https://t.co/Znv1kOmpVD
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWe need major, immediate transformation across economic sectors, including how we generate and use #energy, how we… https://t.co/nSmWxLOibcFive years of car-free days is helping Indian citizens take back their cities. Happy Birthday Raaghiri Day! Read mo… https://t.co/bAwWnPOX4i
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11/29
2018
We are excited to announce that VR Lite, a joint partnership between @TIDEBANGALORE1 and @WRIIndia is one of the wi… https://t.co/SgIn69yaPF
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11/22
2018
Factoring in #water-#energy nexus linkages will enrich the @NITIAayog's Composite Water Management Index and help s… https://t.co/C0MmdRSKNw
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHow does the @ETC_energy debunk conventional wisdom? @AndrewSteerWRI, CEO @WorldResources on the new ETC report… https://t.co/5RUuVxHhf7
11/21
2018
Speaking at the International Symposium to Promote Innovation and Research in Energy Efficiency -… https://t.co/8A6il0kWrKStarting now #InnovationToINSPIRE with @EESL_India @WRIIndia @WorldBank Boot camp for challenge finalist… https://t.co/S34GbRhiDa
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11/10
2018
Dr @OPAgarWRI CEO, @WRIIndia- "While #UMTAs around the country are being set up, city agencies need work together a… https://t.co/RZd5Y8iQsQ
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11/4
2018
.@OPAgarWRI presenting on global urbanisation and motorisation phenomena in the panel of future of urban mobility… https://t.co/SMskzKB8JW
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11/2
2018
Full house at @WRIIndia’s monthly all staff meeting in Bangalore with colleagues visiting from Mumbai and Delhi, an… https://t.co/qotjMH21Ef
10/31
2018
Starting in a bit #BusKaro This 13th edition of the workshop will revolve around #data for cities and is organised… https://t.co/GM2umznCL1
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10/26
2018
#India has about 18% of the world’s population, only 2.5% of its land area, but accommodates 210m motor vehicles. H… https://t.co/LothcfljVW
9/24
2018
EVENT: Understanding the opportunities and challenges in scaling up corporate #RenewableEnergy procurement… https://t.co/VOr4YLCo92
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9/21
2018
What is it that will attract people to #publictransport even though they have a personal vehicle? We need clearly a… https://t.co/MPLOFGdkQb
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9/8
2018
@WRIIndia @OPAgarWRI @WRICitiesIndia @Dnyanada_D @PawanMulukutla @SarikaPanda @MoveSummitIndia @madpai @NITIAayoghttps://t.co/y3nRfYRRKx
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHow do we ensure more people are incentivised to move to #publictransport? Improving mass transit to make it safe,… https://t.co/txu996RahfSTARTING NOW: MOVE Global Mobility Summit #GMS2018 #FutureofMobility #NewDelhi #NITIAayog @WRICitiesIndia https://t.co/bLMFKbndcJ
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9/7
2018
How can consumer awareness be built up when it comes to #electricvehicles? @OPAgarWRI #FutureofMobility #GMS2018https://t.co/Ah4lNeVeJf
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHow do we maintain competitiveness, tackle #roadsafety challenges, and create an enabling policy environment to pro… https://t.co/kCal6H8VvYMr. Jamshed Goderej opening @WRIIndia 's @MoveSummitIndia pre-event "A Policy Dialogue for Future in Indian Cities"… https://t.co/HiS44YbF0f
Retweeted by OP Agarwal“In #India, #cities must grow and evolve on the back of public transportation, not cars. Life and quality of citize… https://t.co/muuDnC230T
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9/6
2018
The capital is ready to welcome the #FutureOfMobility with #GMS2018! Let the youth come together and MOVE India tow… https://t.co/Qx6o6bWeLi
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9/3
2018
And, we get started. Launch of #InnovateToINSPIRE an innovation challenge to create future energy solutions… https://t.co/BA7vIYYQRf
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHonoured that Shri @BhallaAjay26 Secy @MinOfPower launched #InnovateToINSPIRE challenge! We invite everyone who sha… https://t.co/p9wervPEQ1
Retweeted by OP Agarwal.@WRIIndia supports @EESL_India as knowledge partners in the #InnovateToINSPIRE Challenge, launched by Secretary… https://t.co/1iwJBHij4M
8/21
2018
More than 3,200 road #fatalities occur every day, and this number is expected to increase threefold by 2030, as mor… https://t.co/XsJeo4GLC7
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8/6
2018
Great participation in webinar series on 'Transforming #Mobility: Challenges and Opportunities' with discussion on… https://t.co/9OwLMGGyIC
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8/1
2018
Join the webinar series on transforming #mobility in India https://t.co/gVqRGpX9Eq @WRICitiesIndia https://t.co/rtVRcNb6Ic
7/31
2018
With support from #GPMDG, @BLR_Airport procured large-scale solar power and aims to have 100% #RenewableEnergy cons… https://t.co/8K9gxvY9Rm
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7/27
2018
#MustListen My colleague @dkottadiel interviews author of ‘Parched power’ @krishnandeepak1 on strategies thermal p… https://t.co/1zaY4KT4er
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7/24
2018
The new model of disruption should be mindful of the fact that mobility should be inclusive and accessible to all… https://t.co/xnrkvDTOVO
Retweeted by OP AgarwalPlanning for People: Agenda 2022 for an Inclusive and Sustainable Bengaluru https://t.co/FmgUZDl82m @madpaihttps://t.co/JOnZS0HLuK
Retweeted by OP AgarwalDr. Susmita Mohanty, CEO @Earth2Orbit speaks at #UnlockBLR on the challenges that emerge in #cities like #Bengaluru. https://t.co/vLO6xz4YqG
Retweeted by OP AgarwalRemote sensing analysis shows that 5000 Ha of tree cover in #Bengaluru was lost between 2001-2014. This has a direc… https://t.co/SFONF063H3
Retweeted by OP AgarwalPer capita open space in #Bengaluru has decreased by 83% in the last 25 years. In #Bellandur and its surrounding ar… https://t.co/tH1yPPqqaY
Retweeted by OP Agarwal.@Cityflo_India is focused on solving the daily commute problem using technology and data - interesting presentatio… https://t.co/KgmpszV48C.@PawanMulukutla kickstarts the #BetterBus Challenge: Pitch Day at #UnlockBLR. Click here to view the agenda:… https://t.co/cu4kNEfrUP
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7/21
2018
#Groundwater stress in #Bengaluru is like an ‘overdrawn credit card’, says @SamratBasak01 https://t.co/merzVc5kIS (… https://t.co/kQ1JlTgFAv
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7/20
2018
Thinking about #DayZero in India? Take @WRICitiesIndia poll. @Indian_Rivers @indiawater @GEAG_India https://t.co/aJrxOXDvk1
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7/19
2018
"An improved #publictransport system will lead to improved quality of service, fair collection, management and infr… https://t.co/7zpnb7keP9
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7/18
2018
The 2018 Global #ClimateAction Playbook is a resource that can help translate your company's global climate goals s… https://t.co/A1iJ6MG3Xu
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#ConnectDelhi initiative to integrate city's public transport system https://t.co/kxYP8pE8vq @kgahlot @OPAgarWRI @WRIIndia @Dnyanada_D
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7/5
2018
.@suraiya95 gives opening remarks at #ConnectDelhi Launch, on the importance rationalising bus routes in #Delhi. https://t.co/fj44eZaWuW
Retweeted by OP AgarwalDelhi Government conducts a workshop on route rationalization to bolster public transport and improve last mile con… https://t.co/NZIAykCFLo
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7/4
2018
Abandoned power plant a $38 billion warning sign for Indian banks @JenniferLayke @OPAgarWRI @PrayasEnergyhttps://t.co/FaOSUhxRUM
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7/2
2018

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