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Green to great industrial policy

Creating enabling conditions for effective green industrial policy is hard, but it is the only way towards becoming a great economy that shapes the future

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Industrial Policy  |  Indian Economy  |  Sustainable Development

Arunabha Ghosh 

Arunabha Ghosh

As the world takes incremental steps towards sustainable development and a lower-carbon economy, should India place bets on manufacturing solar panels? Or electric vehicles? How about batteries for stationary and mobile applications? Or superefficient appliances, such as refrigerators and air conditioners? It could support research and development for ultra-low carbon steel, or find ways to make its small and medium enterprises more energy-efficient.

There is nothing wrong if India manufactured some or all these products, or their components, by becoming more innovative and competitive. ...

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First Published: Tue, March 26 2019. 00:16 IST
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