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A presentation by Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas of India

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1512
Among the challenging issues confronting India and the economically dynamic south Asian countries are the need for significant LNG imports, the prospective TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline and global competition for energy resources. Dr. Moily has held a number of important government positions, including being Minster of Power and Corporate Affairs; Chairman of the Administrative Reform Commission; and Chief Minister of Karnataka state. As Chief Minister, he laid the foundation for the explosive world challenging growth of the Indian IT sector in Bangalore.  Dr. Moily is also a noted author having written acclaimed epic Indian poem, Sri Ramayana Mahanveshanam. This event is sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the Center on Global Energy Policy. For more information, please contact Prof. Jenik Radon at jr2218@columbia.edu