Financing and Investment Ecosystem for Electric Rickshaws in India
07 Sep, 2022
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
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Electric three-wheelers, particularly e-Rickshaws are leading the way for India’s EV revolution. The Indian e-rickshaw market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9% and will touch $5 billion by 2025. Access to affordable finance through innovative business models and financial products could accelerate e-Rickshaw adoption. To initiate a dialogue on strategies to optimize innovative financial tools and opportunities for e-rickshaws, WRI India and ClimateWorks Foundation is conducting a workshop titled Financing and Investment Ecosystem for Electric Rickshaws in India, on 7th September, 10 am onwards, at The Claridges, in New Delhi.

The workshop aims to explore a symbiotic relationship between finance and the electric vehicle industry growth. Experts from financing institutions, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), operators and solution providers will discuss challenges and ideate solutions to accelerate financing options for e-rickshaws.

Agenda

Keynote address by Shri Neeraj Semwal, Special Commissioner (Transport), Government of NCT Delhi

Session 1: Panel discussion on Financing the Purchase of E-Rickshaws

Speakers

  • Mr. Rohit Mehta, Managing Director, Akasa Finance
  • Mr. Sameer Aggarwal, Founder & CEO, RevFin Services
  • Ms. Nehal Gupta, Director, AMU Leasing
  • Mr. Hardip Goindi, COO, TWU
  • Mr. Naveen, Founder, SMV Green Solutions
  • Mr. Rahul Sharma, Manager- Strategy and MD's Office, CESL
  • Ms. Nandini Shandilya, Project Officer, ICLEI South Asia
  • Mr. Vijay Saini, Manager, ICLEI South Asia
  • Ms. Divya Jain, State Project Head, UNDP
  • Mr. Rajiv Tuli, President & General Secretary, Electric Vehicles Manufacturers Society
  • Mr. Pradeep Aggarwal, General Manager, BSES Rajdhani Pvt. Ltd. (TBC)

Session 2: Panel discussion – Financing E-Rickshaw Business Models

Speakers

  • Mr. Sudip Banerjee, Planning & Strategy Head, Saera Electric Auto Pvt. Ltd
  • Mr. Srinivas Rani, CEO, Zero21
  • Mr. Karan Mittal, Partner, EV2 Ventures
  • Ms. Nandini Shandilya, Project Officer, ICLEI South Asia
  • Mr. Vijay Saini, Manager, ICLEI South Asia
  • Mr. Akash Deep, Founder, Oye Rickshaw (TBC)
  • Mr. Goldie Shrivastava, Co-Founder & CEO, SmartE (TBC)
  • Ms. Vasudha Madhavan, Founder, Ostara Advisors (TBC)
  • Mr. Jayant Prasad, Executive Director, cKers Finance (TBC)
  • Mr. Chetan Maini, Co-founder & Chairman, Sun Mobility Pvt. Ltd. (TBC)