Communication Feature | September 2016
IPPAI announces the 17th edition of the Regulators and Policymakers Retreat
Top policymakers and regulators from the power and allied sectors from across the country will convene for the 17th Regulators and Policymakers Retreat (RPR 2016) at The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort in Goa from September 22-25, 2016.
Supported by the Ministry of Power, Ministry of Coal, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, RPR 2016, a flagship event of the Independent Power Producers Association of India (IPPAI), aims to trigger out-of-the-box thinking by interspersing the intellectual and the esoteric with the day-to-day issues of the power sector to provoke thoughts and bring out creativity in the minds of policymakers and regulators.
The RPR is a platform for engaging with cerebral persons in the industry and across sectors. It has won for itself a position of distinction and has been recognised as a confluence of innovative and informative flow of ideas and knowledge.
The event spanning 3.5 days will include 10 sessions, 75 + speakers, 1 masterclass, 300 + participants, and 25 + awards.
The theme for this year is India - Meeting the Aspirations The event looks at the aspirations of young Indians keeping in mind the ways of improving their living standards by benchmarking it to the western narrative of development. The ´haves and have nots debate´ now has infected the entire population, thanks to the ever-increasing awareness amongst young India courtesy the information revolution. The retreat will go to the roots and examine the relevance, efficacy and practicability of the western developmental model in the Indian context.