Improving well-being for all is a prime social target in the Global South and should be prioritized in many ways. The seminar “Energy and well-being- The Indian case study” explores the intricate relationship between energy and well-being within the context of India.

The Consortium of the the University of Plymouth (UoP, UK), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA, Austria), Prayas Energy Group (India), The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP, India), University of Oxford (UK), Central European University (CEU, Austria), and PBL (Netherlands) are excited to invite you a hydrid seminar. The seminar is designed for professionals, policymakers, researchers, and individuals passionate about understanding and contributing to the synergy between energy and well-being in the Indian context.

The seminar will connect dedicated local and international experts under the umbrella of the “Energy Demand changes Induced by Technological and Social innovations (EDITS)” initiative. Distinguished scholars will share their insights on the opportunities to provide well-being to all and at the same time limit exacerbant greenhouse-gas emissions, shedding light on the multifaceted dynamics that influence the well-being of individuals in the presence or absence of sustainable and accessible energy resources.

Event information

Date: December 14th, 2023 

Time: 14:30 to 16:30 (IST)

Fee: This is an open and free for all event.

In-person attendance:

Venue: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi

Address: Meeting Room No. 3D1, Indian institute of technology Delhi, HAUZ KHAS, NEW DELHI-110016, India

Registration: Not later than 11 December at LINK

Online attendance:

Register for the zoom webinar at:



14:10 - 14:30       Registration and welcome

Moderators:       Dr. Souran Chatterjee (University of Plymouth) and Dr. Alessio Matsrucci (IIASA)

14:30- 14:45       Welcome and presentation of High with low- The India case study - Dr. Souran Chatterjee and Dr. Alessio Mastrucci

14:45-15:00 Indian energy scenario - Prayas (Energy group)

15:00-15:15        Indian LED scenario with high well-being - CSTEP

15:15-15:30-       TBC, Dr. Aman Malik, CEEW

15:30-15:45        Indian energy projections - Dr. Vassilis Daioglou, PBL

15:45-16:30        Q&A session and closing remarks

For any inquiries, please contact Dr. Souran Chatterjee, University of Plymouth at

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