C3E 2013: Advancements for the Developing World Remarks by Jyoti Arora

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Remarks on Advancements for the Developing World by Jyoti Arora
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Power, India

Ms. Jyoti Arora is an eminent energy professional in India, and is presently working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Power, looking after policies in clean energy including energy efficiency and renewable integration. She has been closely associated with the Clean Energy Ministerial Programme specifically in context of the 21st Century Power Partnership and C3E Initiative.

In her over 26 years of experience in the Indian Administrative Service, she has been closely associated at the grass root level with the issues of energy access, its delivery and appropriate technology options. For more than a decade she was Managing Director of electricity utilities dealing in distribution, transmission and generation. During her tenure as Chief of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in India, she was closely involved in setting up technical standards for the PAT Scheme and the Super Efficient Equipment Programme. Has represented the country in UNFCC Climate Change negotiations.

She is a postgraduate in Economics and was selected for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship in the year 2003.

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