Shri Tarun Kapoor

Government of India

Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Tarun Kapoor is Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. He is a member of the Indian Administrative Service with over 33 years of experience at the State and National levels. Before taking over as Secretary, MoPNG, Shri Kapoor was posted as Vice Chairman, DDA. He has worked as Additional Chief Secretary in Government of Himachal Pradesh looking after various departments from time to time like Power, Environment & Forests, Food and Civil Supplies, Excise, PWD, etc. He has also worked as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy looking after National Solar Mission for five years. He also worked in Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd, a CPSE in the area of hydro power.

SESSIONS WITH Shri Tarun Kapoor

Tuesday, October 27

  • 07:25pm - 08:00pm

    Agora

    The Hydrogen Economy

    Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role in meeting the future energy needs of transportation and power generation. The complex value chain of hydrogen as an energy source consists of production, storage, transportation, re-fueling stations, fuel cell vehicles, and power generation. 

    Is hydrogen finally going to break through? Is this time different?
    How can India create large-scale, affordable hydrogen supply resources?
    How will industry collaborate to create a hydrogen energy eco-system?
    What policy interventions are needed?
    With both real and perceived safety issues around hydrogen, will the fuel get public acceptance?
    What are key signposts for India?

Wednesday, October 28