The Government had tasked NITI Aayog to draft the National Energy Policy (NEP) which would reflect the priorities of the Government and also capture the opportunities that have emerged both in energy technologies and markets across the globe. The above policy would replace the Integrated Energy Policy framed by the erstwhile Planning Commission in 2008. Some of the key features are
The overarching policy recommendations are based on India’s energy ambitions for the year 2040. However, they propose early actions to achieve the Prime Minister’s bold announcements in the energy sector for the year 2022, as well as India’s NDCs for which the target year is 2030.
Views, recommendations and any other input may be forwarded electronically to Shri Rajnath Ram, Joint Adviser (Energy), NITI Aayog on firstname.lastname@example.org (Phone No.011-23096728) latest by 14th July, 2017.