India refers to Taiwan’s policy and achievements for developing green energy technologies
During their trip in India for this time, NPC Director General Kalpana Awasthi expressed that the NPC will recommend Taiwan’s experience to India’s central and local governments for their reference in advocating environment protection policies, building up legal framework to support law-abiding players and encourage underground players to abide by the government's law, leading India toward a compliant and low-pollution society, and pursuing substantial economic benefits.
Dr. Prem C Jain of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) under Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), after listening to CPC Section Chief Lee Li-kuan’s briefing on the APO COE GP, has invited the APO COE GP’s “Green Technical Team” to attend the annual Indian Green Building Congress in 2017, to share the ROC’s policies and experience in pursuing sustainable economic development as well as the substantial practices of enterprises in cope with the government’s policies. The APO COE GP’s “Green Technical Team” has built an industrial cooperation platform with the targeted APO Member States for closer cooperation among governments of these APO Member States. It will help Taiwan increase exports of green technologies as well as related goods and services to the Asian countries, seek cooperative partners, and create substantial economic benefits for Taiwanese enterprises.
India saw booming economic growth in recent years. Under the government’s policies of “Made-in-India,” “Digital India,” “Technology India,” Smart India,” and the like, Indian enterprises eagerly want to introduce advanced foreign technologies and mostly impressed on the technologies for refining precious metal from electronics waste as well as related equipment and services. For this, GPCB Secretary-General Hardik Shah took Gujarat Governor Shri. Vijay Rupani, Minister of Forest and Climate Change Shri. Anil Madhav Dave, and Gujarat State’s Environment Department Director Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhary to listen to CPC Section Chief Lee Li-kuan’s briefing on the ROC’s advantageous technologies and the substantial achievements and services of the APO COE GP’s “Green Technical Team.” In order to help Taiwanese enterprises explore India’s market, the CPC and the NPC arrange to introduce Indian government officials to Taiwanese enterprises to exchange viewpoints on government’s policies, market demand, and various means for trade promotion. Meanwhile, they are also active in arranging meetings of high-ranking executives of Taiwan and Indian enterprises, and consolidating resources to promote business opportunities. The NPC and Indian enterprises expressed that, based on the 3-year ROC-India close cooperation and the sound foundation of the APO demo project, they hope to raise ROC-India cooperation to the ministerial level, focused on how to advocate beneficial policies, consolidate cross-border resources, deepen cooperation, and promote Taiwan’s technology transfer to India.
Voyage toward south, consolidating resources to jointly move into India
Since its inception in 2014, the APO COE GP’s “Green Technical Team” has visited several countries such as India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore to promote exchange of policies and transfer of Taiwan’s advantageous technologies, and has seen substantial results. It doesn’t not only strengthen Taiwan’s international visibility, but also gain the synergistic effect of substantial economic and diplomatic relations. Lately, the “Green Technical Team” has visited India for eight times, supported with Indian’s cross-ministry government agencies and private industries. The ROC and India has been cooperating with each other in the field of resource recycling, green energy, policy consolidation, and technology transfer. During their India trip for this time, the “Green Farming Team” successfully matched the supply side of Taiwan’s companies of Mow Tech, Uwin Nanotech, and Kenmec Group’s Taienergy and the demand side of Indian ECOLI, ENTECH LABORATORIES、CARES RENEWABLES, which signed four MOUs for cooperation at this time. Furthermore, the two countries have proposed closer cooperation for 2017-2020, through collaboration among government agencies and private enterprises of the two countries to expand cooperation and deepen resource consolidation. They will also seek support of international fund to help them promote technology development, talents training, and technology application.
Under its new “Southbound Policy”, the ROC will become even more active in working with the targeted APO Member States and consolidate cross-resources of government and industries. Those who are interested in taking the advantage of free-of-charge entry to the Centre for Excellence in Training for Energy Efficiency (CETEE) in Chennai, India, please contact CPC Section Chief Lee Li-kuan at:
The Asian Productivity Organization (APO), a regional economic entity, composed of 20 Member States from Asia, is one of the few international organizations where the ROC gained its membership with its formal national name. For more information, please log on the following official websites:
Asia Productivity Organization (APO): http://www.apo-tokyo.org/
APO Center of Excellence on Green Productivity (APO COE GP): http://www.apo-coegp.org/
The NPC invites Taiwanese enterprises to move into India for free of charge: http://www.npcindia.gov.in/service/aip-chennai/
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Photo Caption: GPCB Secretary-General Hardik Shah takes Gujarat Governor Shri. Vijay Rupani, Minister of Forest and Climate Change Shri. Anil Madhav Dave, and Gujarat State’s Environment Department Director Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhary to listen to CPC Section Chief Lee Li-kuan’s briefing on the ROC-India APO Demo Project and 2020 Vision of the bilateral cooperation in promoting green technology and beneficial green policies.
Photo caption 2: Mr. Lee Shou-chien, a section chief under EPA’s Recycling Fund Management Board, and NPC’s Gandhinagar Branch Director Shirish Paliwa l (5th from right) witness the MOU-signing ceremony where Mow Tech and Uwin Nanotech inked an MOU for cooperation with India’s ECOLI and ENTECH LABORATORIES, marking a new chapter of the ROC-India bilateral cooperation in green technology transfer.
Photo caption 3: Mr. Lee Shou-chien, a section chief under EPA’s Recycling Fund Management Board, and AIP Director K. V. R. Raju witness the ceremony of signing the MOU between Kenmec Group’s Taienergy Tech Co. (2nd from left) and Indian CARES RENEWABLES (4th from right), for jointly making installation of the 20 kWp roof type solar energy demo system.
Photo Caption 4: group photo of Mr. Charles Li, director general of Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Chennai (2nd from left), AIP Deputy Director Velayutham (left), CPC Section Chief Lee Li-kuan (2nd from right), and CPC Project Manager Cynthia Chu (left) in front of the Center of Excellence on Technology of Energy Efficiency (CETEE), which provides free-entry privilege to Taiwanese enterprises to move into that Center for closer cooperation with Indian local partners in realizing the 2020 Vision of energy consolidation as well as jointly formulating beneficial policies and providing talent-training service.