Dr Sumedha Basu

Policy Advisor, Climate Parliament

Sumedha is based in New Delhi. Trained in environmental sciences, she specializes in strategic consulting on renewable energy, political and regulatory analysis, and financial modelling for renewable energy projects. She previously worked as a senior consultant in the renewable energy division of ITP Senergy Ltd, a leading energy and climate change consultancy. in 2016-17 she was awarded the International Climate Protection Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Sumedha holds a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick. Her graduate research focused on urban sustainable energy policies in India.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 10 Day 3

Session: South Asia Parliamentarians’ Roundtable on Regional Parliamentary Forum for Enhancing Regional Energy Co-operation: Bangladesh Consultation

Inaugural Address

Saber Hossain Chowdhury, MP
Special Envoy to the Honourable Prime Minister for Climate Change

Introductory Address

Shayan Shafi
USAID Bangladesh

Welcome Remarks & Moderators

Dr. Mukul Sharma
Asia Director, Climate Parliament Discussant

Mohammad Hossain
Director General, Power Cell Division, Government of Bangladesh

Namrata Mukherjee
Deputy Chief of Party, South Asia General, Energy Partnership

Rajiv Ratna Panda
Power Market Specialist, South Asia General, Energy Partnership


Dr. Sanjay Jaiwal MP
India on Behalf of BBINS lead MPs


MP’s Discussion on RPF
Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Srilanka

Key Points

Monali Zeya Hazra
Regional Energy & Clean Energy Specialist and Mission, USAID India

Vote of Thanks

Mohammad Mamun Mia
Executive Director, The Earth Society