Suggested citation: Kuldeep, Neeraj, and Arunabha Ghosh. 2020. ”Building the Workforce for India’s Emerging Clean Energy Sector” in Reviving Jobs: An Agenda for Growth, edited by Santosh Mehrotra. Gurgaon: Penguin Random House.
This chapter highlights the total employment generation potential of India’s renewable energy targets. It also offers estimates for an emerging electric mobility sector. This chapter also provides authoritative data on workers in the solar and wind sectors based on primary surveys. Further, it explores the potential of local manufacturing and greater synergies between clean energy and electric mobility. Moreover, it outlines challenges in building the workforce in the sector, and also offers pragmatic solutions to these problems.
Source: Author's analysis