The objective of the Consultative workshop was to deliberate on the collaborative ways and priorities for creating an Urban Observatory for Karnataka. The thematic groups discussions, which took place thereafter focussed on sources and types of data, properties and boundaries for the digital environment that will host such a platform, institutional ownership and governance structure of the proposed observatory and the priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which can be tracked.
CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a study for developing a strategic roadmap for effective implementation of UDAY Scheme for Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (MESCOM) and Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC) in Karnataka. A workshop was conducted on Aug 29, 2017 with the primary objective of disseminating the findings of the study undertaken by CSTEP.
Dr. Kailash Srivastava, PhD, a visiting professor at the Indian Institute Technology, Mandi and Adjunct Faculty at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, delivered a talk titled “Can solar, batteries and EVs disrupt energy industry”, at CSTEP, on July 12, 2017.
Dr. Deepak Malghan, a faculty at the Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, delivered a talk on ‘A History of How the World Became Efficient’, at CSTEP, on 3 July 2017.
Ms Grishma Jain, a freelance researcher conducted “The Air Pollution Monitoring Instrument Training Workshop” at CSTEP on June 19, 2017.