Event: Stakeholder Consultant Meeting on “UK-KMC collaboration on Green growth of Kolkata

7th February 2014, 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Friday, 7 February; KMC Conference Hall; 1800 hrs --- 1845 hrs

By invitation only

Proposed Programme

Guests to be seated by 1745 hrs

1800                            : Welcome remarks by Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata

1802                            : Scene Setting by Mr Simon Petrie, First Secretary, Climate Finance and Technologies, British High Commission-DFID India

1804                            : Special Remarks by Mr Khalil Ahmed IAS, Municipal Commissioner, KMC

1807                            : Address by Mr Sovan Chatterjee, Honorable Mayor, KMC

1810                            : Announcement on Plan of Action and funding by The Rt Hon Gregory Barker, UK Minister for Energy and Climate Change

1815                            : Presentation on a low carbon and climate resilient Kolkata by Mr Jon Price, Centre for Low Carbon Futures, UK

1825                            : Discussion with stakeholders on the Plan of Action moderated by Mr Simon Petrie, First Secretary, Climate and Finance Technologies, British  High Commission - DFID

1835                            : Media Interaction

1840                            : Closing remarks by Minister Barker

1845                            : End of Session


Expected Attendees: KMC Dignitaries, Departmental Heads, Members of Mayor-in-Council, experts from UK and Kolkata, stakeholders from the region, media

Attendees from UK Government and British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata:
Minister Greg Barker, Mr Cashel Gleeson (UK), Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood (British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata) Mr Simon Petrie (Delhi), Haimanti Poddar (Kolkata), Suhani Arora (Kolkata)

Attendees from UK: Mr Jon Price, CEO-Centre for Low Carbon Futures, UK and Mr Mark Leybourne, IT Power, UK

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