The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled “The Political Economy of Energy and Growth” edited by Shri Najeeb Jung, the Lt Governor of Delhi at a function here today. Addressing on the occasion, the Vice President said that in totality much more needs to be done keeping in view the Energy needs of the country and new sources of energy have to be found. Humankind as a whole will be benefitted with this book. He congratulated the Editor and all contributors of this book for bringing out such a valuable book in the field of energy.
The editor of the book Shri Najeeb Jung has worked extensively on the energy sector. The book is a compilation of articles by many energy experts on the subjects viz. Economics of Energy and Economic Growth; International Oil : National and Global Context; India’s Energy Security; and Natural Gas in India’s Energy Basket and Policy Debates. The book honours Shri Vijay Kelkar for his contribution to the Hydrocarbons sector.