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

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.@krishnandeepak1, Associate Director for WRI India's Energy Program writes about 3 developments in the Indian ener… https://t.co/fCOL4XPFYt
7/8
2020
.@shaktisinha and @madpai write in the @IndianExpress about how policy makers in India must offer a safety net to I… https://t.co/VFIhyQmvBE- India accounts for almost 12% of the 1.35 million road fatalities worldwide - Every day, 43 children under the ag… https://t.co/uYF2gk6Qr5
Retweeted by OP AgarwalConservation of tiger bearing forests are key to building resilience from diseases, environmental and economic even… https://t.co/99ZIBUx51L
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7/7
2020
I will be speaking today at @HabitatForumIN's #RethinkingCities webinar on the subject "Is City led Economic Growt… https://t.co/IRoDSVPOao
7/6
2020
Join @pravesh, @guptaneelesh15, @gandhi_sanyam, K Santosh Babu and Priya Ajith today at 3 pm for a #BusKaro webinar… https://t.co/jQPY3kh2vP
7/3
2020
I am pleased to announce that the updated https://t.co/OPxLfRFp0g website has been launched. The site features a re… https://t.co/j9aeu7sD1DPolicy-makers must factor in the livelihoods of India's informal workforce. They should be duly covered by a safety… https://t.co/a9DU8PscZ2
Retweeted by OP AgarwalNo, the lockdown has not “solved” the air-quality problem. It has simply given us a glimpse into a future with clea… https://t.co/BBRa1YwjTK
Retweeted by OP AgarwalStudies show that #PublicTransport doesn't spread #COVID infections if there is personal hygiene & crowd management… https://t.co/olOmEGWbvh
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#COVID19 recovery is a “once-in-a-century obligation to rethink the relationships among business, markets, governme… https://t.co/rciaEQZE8Z
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThere is growing public demand for #CleanAir in India. In a recent survey conducted by the Clean Air Fund, more th… https://t.co/celHyEkXed
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7/2
2020
Today is #WorldMSMEDay and the need of the hour is to support this crucial sector and help them #BuildBackBetter.… https://t.co/Et8dE639DQ
6/27
2020
#BuildBackBetter | Dr @opagarwri, CEO, WRI India, starts off with the opening address. He feels that there is no op… https://t.co/B4aiDjPpwp
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#WRICommentaries | This document contains pragmatic suggestions on how to adopt health and safety measures as set o… https://t.co/K9k9YLpSoc
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#WRICommentaries | This document has been created to help prepare bus operations, following the emergency response… https://t.co/JEH6DByW33
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThrough #WRICommentaries, WRI India researchers offer analysis, insights and views on the latest developments in th… https://t.co/OK5xCXHlgs
Retweeted by OP AgarwalI will be speaking at a webinar titled Sector Revival through the Lens of a CEO: Chapter 6 - Energy & Utilities Ind… https://t.co/0rh1EmvRf4
6/23
2020
I also feel that reducing food waste is not just good for the environment but also for our farmers, who are going t… https://t.co/309VAGJXKQEnjoyed the discussions at the #WorldEnvironmentDay webinar organized by @UNEP. Human activity has threatened mill… https://t.co/pX2ZEjkUFw
6/5
2020
Is Delhi staring at a carpocalypse? As the city gradually opens up, experts predict that fear of infection might dr… https://t.co/G2pCTcqSJl
Retweeted by OP Agarwal"There’s a lot of confusion right now, but one thing is absolutely clear: We cannot tolerate racism of any kind." T… https://t.co/MfDTR6bGPe
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThe converging of COVID-19 and Cyclone Amphan have shown us that we can no longer think of pandemic preparedness or… https://t.co/DTKRKZRHR6
Retweeted by OP AgarwalIndia needs to find ways to live with the pandemic while opening up its economy. Reviving public transport is criti… https://t.co/Mkmps63WuO
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWe are committed to do our part by speaking out and actively working to overcome systemic and institutional racism.… https://t.co/8t4KAZ16Ki
Retweeted by OP AgarwalJoin @over2shailaja, Sheela Patel, Shilpa Kumar, Shashank Rao and Prof Amitabh Kundu in a #BuildBackBetter webinar,… https://t.co/zUGcVKD8t7
6/3
2020
How can our cities, striving to be smart, treat the informal workforce with dignity and respect? That is the focus… https://t.co/b5XQgcbXOm
6/1
2020
In this article for @ICD_climate Nambi Appadurai argues about the need to invest in resilience-building measures, e… https://t.co/z4hbguwZBp
5/30
2020
How does mobility change in the #NewNormal? How do er ensure safety and sustainability in commuter movement as Indi… https://t.co/0J37Td8fD2Please join us at 3pm today as @WRIIndia & @ApparelCircular, @KiabzaWorld, @FashionforGood, @Infinitive_CE,… https://t.co/BZTMWc3wsQ
5/29
2020
How has the COVID-19 crisis affected the apparel industry in India, and will this crisis help brands move to circul… https://t.co/BXQaELfLlQWebinar tomorrow: @WRIIndia @ApparelCircular @KiabzaWorld @FashionforGood @Infinitive_CE @WRAP_UK @TheWelspunGrouphttps://t.co/JismRXJG1v
Retweeted by OP AgarwalMy colleagues @PamliDeka, @lconcessao and Dheeraj Kumar Gupta tell the story of how a remote hospital in rural Jhar… https://t.co/zuh2VsT2dVWRI India and @ApparelCircular get together to discuss the future of the clothing industry given the threat from th… https://t.co/zTsfB4TCP3
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHow do we approach mobility in the post-COVID landscape? As the country slowly reopens, safety becomes key.… https://t.co/bEHzGLqS1G
Retweeted by OP AgarwalNambi Appadurai writes about the need to invest in resilience-building measures, especially in health infrastructur… https://t.co/g7U7C89Exd
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5/28
2020
#Nature helps us adapt to #ClimateChange: ✔️Wetlands defend coasts from storms ✔️Forests protect drinking water & p… https://t.co/VMVxoOP8se
Retweeted by OP Agarwal8 ways to rebuild a stronger #ocean economy after #COVID-19 🏄🏽‍♀️Bluer blue tourism 🛳️Reduce shipping emissions 🐟A… https://t.co/UCOi59T1Wf
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWill the recently-announced farm sector reforms help Indian agriculture #BuildBackBetter after the #Covid19 pandemi… https://t.co/0Pj3dWBfIc
Retweeted by OP AgarwalPlease join @shloka83, Saroj Kashikar (Shetkari Sanghatana), Harish Damodaran (The Indian Express), JK Mohapatra, I… https://t.co/QlRla3NNIC
5/23
2020
On Tuesday, May 26, I will be moderating a #WRIEngage webinar titled 'Farm Sector Reforms: Do they sow seeds of wel… https://t.co/lcmaMlkcfs
5/22
2020
#NowReading: 5 habits we should keep as we reenter the world 🚲Keep zooming, walking, biking 📋Create grocery lists… https://t.co/U8Jwf0XLKd
Retweeted by OP Agarwal#NowReading: Thinking of Buying a #Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait The U.S. is facing a shortage of bicycles… https://t.co/PZ6Hd6dUpy
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5/20
2020
As our cities continue to struggle with traffic congestion, vehicular pollution and parking problems, i believe tha… https://t.co/oKEO6mWed5
5/19
2020
Join the upcoming #WRIIndiaCarbonMarkets webinar on the role of #CarbonMarkets for a #LowCarbon Indian industry. Re… https://t.co/OPvAmqGZp6⛅        🌳🏤_🏬_ / |_\🚸🏢🌳🌳 _____🚋_🚶‍♀️__🚍____ 🏡⁣🏥🏦  /   |🛴\ 🏠🌳🏡 🏨🌳🏪 /    | 🚲\ 🏪🏨 🏡 🏨 /  🚲 |     \🚶‍♀️🏡🌳 What does y… https://t.co/8ddR18AfxE
Retweeted by OP AgarwalHow can #IndiaInc leverage #CarbonPricing to reduce their GHG emissions? Register here to learn more about carbon… https://t.co/OAUSr2qVFQ
Retweeted by OP Agarwal2020 will be remembered as the year of Covid-19 for sure. But we still stand a chance of making it as a year of lea… https://t.co/vdewwI06d0
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWhile India struggles to contain the spread and “flatten the curve”, the lessons from corona raise thought-provokin… https://t.co/wU9OOHpyUG
Retweeted by OP AgarwalThe Covid-19 pandemic has hit India's 40 Lakh sanitation workers the hardest, Jaya Dindhaw, Director of Integrated… https://t.co/ktrdToE2hl
Retweeted by OP AgarwalMy colleague @madpai recently spoke to @BloombergQuint about how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact Mumbai's economy… https://t.co/sI9TPR0wS2
5/18
2020
.@WRIIndia is simulating a #CarbonMarket to help facilitate effective and business friendly #EmissionReductions in… https://t.co/9f7PtRYvh3In this blog for @TimesNow i explore how to organize the transport system to meet the needs of an economy looking t… https://t.co/PwIRzpKEtgThe Hindu reports on yesterday's #BusKaro webinar. https://t.co/04VnH3rve7
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5/15
2020
.@madpai, Executive Director, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities has done the maths on Mumbai's suburban… https://t.co/ibwXE5owRl
5/14
2020
#Charcha2020 @madpai will be co-hosting a session on 'The Urban Informal Economy' and other speakers include @RejeetMathews & @LRangwala.@WRIIndia and Omidyar Networks India will be hosting sessions on 'Informal Workers and the City' at #Charcha2020https://t.co/oJrjavXnmeMy colleagues @amitbhatt4u and @chaitanyakanur1 write in @SwarajyaMag about how the COVID-19 crisis allows India… https://t.co/GJSGT7Tz7m
5/13
2020
Public spaces are key to a city's vitality. Yet, as we emerge from a nationwide lockdown, steps need to be taken to… https://t.co/bcLOa5lusdHere are four ways cities are working to combat the spread #COVID19 🛑 Restricting access 🚌 Fortifying public trans… https://t.co/ZeNl22XZWM
Retweeted by OP AgarwalBus agencies are unable to meet the operational expenses using the traditional revenue sources, despite growing dem… https://t.co/Vu3zdLz5wn
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWhile public spaces are key to a city’s viability, the influence of this pandemic on their near-term status remains… https://t.co/i2ASiHhHxh
Retweeted by OP AgarwalWhy #India India Must Not Even Think Of Becoming A #Car Country, Post #Covid_19. Instead, the country can use the… https://t.co/ZJQJa76ecD
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5/12
2020
As India looks to bolster the post-COVID economy, it must also consider a low-carbon element in any economic stimul… https://t.co/QUqnxA6Zd2
Retweeted by OP AgarwalI had the opportunity to speak to @BBCHindi about whether migrant workers who have left big cities due to the… https://t.co/dwVGsskD3u
5/7
2020
I am looking forward to speaking at the 16th #BusKaro Outlook 2030 – a Webinar on National level Investment Program… https://t.co/S6QzTtZzOkWhile recovering from the COVID-induced slump, India has the right set of circumstances to invest in clean energy a… https://t.co/oTBCaoUP1n
Retweeted by OP AgarwalCity bus services can be quickly expanded by contracting the tourist and inter-city buses that are currently idle a… https://t.co/GsnfEl9mY8When there are few motor vehicles on the roads, this can be done quickly. Our hot summer will be a constraint for w… https://t.co/yw25hAm4O0The need is for distributed systems that have low capacity. Cycling and walking need to be emphasized and safer inf… https://t.co/4A8pdgibjD#Thread As we limp out of the pandemic-imposed #lockdown, we need to revive the economies of our cites first. Resto… https://t.co/LtHzcabgyT
5/6
2019
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

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