Upendra Tripathy appointed as IDG of ISA
Senior IAS officer Upendra Tripathy was appointed as the full-time Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). He is former secretary, Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. ISA is a coalition of the solar resource rich countries. Its mandate is to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries along with bilateral and multilateral organizations, corporates, industry, and stakeholders to achieve common goals of increasing use of the solar energy in meeting energy needs in a safe, convenient, affordable, equitable and sustainable manner. ISA’s headquarters is located at National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gurugram in Haryana.