After a five day intensive bootcamp held at Indian School of Business (Hyderabad Campus), Five Clean Energy Lab Fellows have been selected. Congratulations to Simran Grover, Palak Aggarwal, Pratap Raju, Mitavachan Hiremath and Aumkar Borgaonkar.
During the bootcamp, finalists were provided capacity building and training to further develop their proposed ideas using design thinking tools tailored for non-profits. The participants also interacted with several eminent speakers and mentors such as Jayesh Ranjan (Principal Secretaty, IT and Industries, Government of Telangana), Ajay Misra (Special Chief Secretary - Energy, Government of Telangana), Rajendra Shende (Chairman, TERRE Policy Centre), Ajit Rangnekar (Chairman, RICH), Arunabha Ghosh (Founder CEO, CEEW), Dr. Jai Asundi (CStep), Krishan Dhawan (CEO, Shakti Foundation), Seema Bhatia - Panthaki (Thinktank Initiative, IDRC), Amit Mehta (Indian Grameen Services), Prof. Ashwini Chhatre and Prof. Milind Sohoni from Indian School of Business.
Through the rest of the year, the selected Fellows would build on their game-changing ideas to create scalable institutions through capacity building support, financial support, access to tools and frameworks, mentorship, networking opportunities and fundraising support.
The Clean Energy Lab – an initiative by Indian School of Business and Shakti Foundation – is seeking to identify and incubate 5 exceptional ideas to create policy action on clean energy in India. The Clean Energy Lab is India’s first incubation program to support high potential ideas for creating research and evidence based large scale policy impact in clean energy.
The Clean Energy Lab is looking for exceptional leaders and thinkers with big, audacious ideas to create research and evidence based policy impact in the area of clean energy in India. We are looking for individuals who are willing to commit full-time during the Lab to build out their ideas into scalable institutions.
An ideal Clean Energy Lab Fellow could be either:
- High potential individual with an idea to set up a nonprofit organization, or
- Founder of an early stage non-profit organization
*Nonprofits can include Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), community based organizations, thinktanks, foundations, research institutions etc.
- Working full-time on your proposed idea to build a scalable institution
- Participating in and leveraging all programmatic interventions facilitated by the Lab (Jan-Dec 2018)
- Participating in the Annual Convening (Dec 2018) to present your idea/institution to stakeholders and potential partners