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Partner (Head - Projects) at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Santosh has rich experience in banking, projects, project financing, structured financing, acquisition financing and private equity and represents developers, sponsors, lenders and contractors in infrastructure and project finance transactions. He has led the Firm’s development of the Renewable Energy practice in the last few years.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 has ranked Santosh as Notable Practitioner for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and he has been rated as Leading Lawyer for Banking, Energy & Infrastructure, Project development and Project Finance by IFLR1000, 2016. He can be reached at santosh.janakiram@cyrilshroff.com

Part I - Electric Vehicles: Disrupting the Automotive Ecosystem

The Indian economy is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with an increasing demand for energy. Given that historically India has relied on pollutant hydrocarbons to run its power plants and vehicles, there has been an increasing focus on setting ambitious ‘green’ targets, especially in light of the alarming levels of pollution in India. The Government of India (GoI) has actively encouraged the adoption of electric vehicles with the idea of shifting the production of new automotive vehicles from internal combustion engine models to electric vehicles by 2030.
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