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Buoyed by more than 40 years of excellence in research and innovation, TERI is poised for future growth with a philosophy that assigns primacy to sustainable development and environmental governance.


Sanitation in India - On the Road to Cleanliness

Sanitation in India - On the...

The manifestations and detrimental effects of poor sanitation, and how it can have serious implications on health and...

The International Journal on Green Growth and Development

The International Journal on...

This journal is an effort to stir a debate around emerging "green" concepts and development.

The Energy Security Outlook

The Energy Security Outlook

A comprehensive energy security document on India which provides an analysis of salient energy issues in the country...


  • Modi govt's decision to hike rail fares is a move in the right direction

    Pachauri, R K | Jul 03,2014

  • Opinion: It's time to turn to solar power to end power woes

    Kumar, Amit | Jun 11,2014

  • What the BRICS bank must achieve

    Ghosh, Prodipto | Jul 15,2014

  • Towards a climate-resilient economy

    Leena Srivastava; Manish Kumar Shrivastava

    The Financial Express | Apr 22,2015
  • Where every drop is precious

    Sarkar, S K

    Financial Chronicle | Mar 24,2015
  • Curing Kejriwal's cough

    The Financial Express | Mar 17,2015
  • Emerging perspectives on environmental burden...

    Tiwary A, Williams I D, Pant... | 2015

  • Motivations for implementing environmental...

    Singh Neelam, Jain Suresh,... | 2015

  • Estimating biomass and carbon mitigation of...

    Wania Akhlaq Amin, Joshi P... | 2015

Featured Projects

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  • Rural electrification through biomass gasifier

    Rural electrification through biomass gasifier

    Jemara, a small un-electrified tribal village amidst a dense forest in the Pali block of Korba district, Chhattisgarh, has around 97 households spread across three hamlets. As part of the Ministry of Power's renewable energy programme for rural and remote villages, the NTPC, assigned the task of installing a clean energy-based power system for the region to TERI.

  • Creation of Energy scenario in the future to improve air quality in East and South Asia

    Creation of Energy scenario in the future to improve air quality in East and South Asia

    This study on air quality management at TERI has essential inferences that need to be looked into to take stock of the situation and improve the air quality in East and South Asia.

  • Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction

    Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction

    TERI, Practical Action Consulting, and Institute of Development Studies of the UK have recently completed a DFID-funded project that aimed to understand the links between electricity access, productive uses of electricity, and poverty reduction.

  • Introducing the concept of Nutri-gardens to address rural malnutrition by involving KSKs

    Introducing the concept of Nutri-gardens to address rural malnutrition by involving KSKs

    TERI had signed the MoU with IOCL on January 24, 2013 to implement the project entitled "Introducing the concept of Nutri-gardens to address rural malnutrition by involving KSKs (Kisan Seva Kendras)" in the tribal regions of Thane district.

  • Navi Mumbai: An Eco City Project

    Navi Mumbai: An Eco City Project

    Eco-city broadly means a human settlement modelled on the self-sustaining structure and function of natural ecosystems. It is developed on the lines of integrated urban planning and management programs that address social and ecological health of the city.

  • Kumaon Vani

    Kumaon Vani

    TERI launched its first Community Radio Station - 'Kumaon Vani' in March 2010. It was established to use radio as a tool to promote sustainable development among the local farming community.

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  • The book provides understanding of the concept and working principles of various bioanalytical techniques used in biomedical sciences, environmental studies, life sciences,...

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  • Environmental sciences is a vast and multidisciplinary science that involves the study of natural resources of land, water, and air.

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  • Mixing fact and fiction, these thought-provoking and innovative stories are told from the perspective of their young protagonists, namely, Salim, Chika, Pari, and Indrani.

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  • A Planet for Life provides first hand analysis and narrative of ongoing transformation and sustainable development challenges in key countries. It tours five continents to shed...

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  • What's common between a cardboard box and the tissues inside it? They are both made of paper! But have you ever wondered where paper comes from? The Story of Paper takes you on a...

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  • The Story of House talks about the evolution of homes, besides highlighting the dark side of luxury housing. At the same time, it offers smart green solutions to make our homes...

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  • The Story of Clothes offers smart, green solutions to practice the 3Rs to green our wardrobes. It also brings you news of green initiatives, like creating synthetic fabric from...

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  • The International Journal on Green Growth and Development is an effort to stir a debate around emerging 'green' concepts and development.

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  • The issue of TERI Energy & Environment Data Directory and Yearbook, or TEDDY, gives an annual overview of the developments in the energy supplying and consuming sectors as well as...

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  • Hydrogen Economy discusses the strategies and roadmaps of introducing hydrogen as the alternate source of fuel for sustainable development. The book examines the link between...

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  • Most of us lead careless lifestyles that keep adding to environmental pollution. Carbon Footprint: reducing it for a better tomorrow takes an in-depth and critical look at our...

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  • Science and Business of Carbon Forestry is a comprehensive guide on biodiversity, conservation and development, and regulation-related issues relevant to forests.

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Our Initiatives

  • Capacity Building Hub for Sustainable Energy
    A global initiative, under the leadership of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, SE4ALL, has three broad goals - universal energy access, improved energy efficiency, and double the share of renewables.
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  • LaBL

    Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) programme aims at bringing light into the lives of billions of rural people by replacing kerosene and paraffin lanterns with affordable solar lighting devices.

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    India's national green building rating tool that facilitates design, construction and operation of high performance buildings. The rating framework helps measure performance and hence ensures compliance with national codes and standards.

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  • DSDS

    TERI, since 2001, annually organizes the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), an international platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge on all aspects of sustainable development.

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  • BCSD

    TERI-BCSD is a platform for corporate leaders to address issues related to sustainable development and promote leadership in environmental management, social responsibility, and economic performance.

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  • TERI University

    Knowledge for Sustainable Development - TERI University commits itself to academic excellence and provides an environment that will encourage both personal and intellectual growth through teaching, creating and sharing knowledge.

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  • EduGreen

    Making environmental learning fun for the young, focused on themes like forestry, energy, water, air pollution, climate change, biotechnology, solid waste.

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  • E-Learn

    TERI University 'E-Learn' aims to share knowledge in the field of energy, environment and sustainable development using innovative learning tools in a virtual environment.

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  • Climate EduXchange

    Climate EduXchange ensures that teachers and students across the country, network and share relevant ideas, initiatives and information on climate change and related issues with the help of various ICT tools.

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    Management Development Programme designed and developed within the broad ambit of sustainability and energy conservation.

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  • Greenathon - IV

    Campaign aimed at creating awareness about environmental issues by involving the people of our country to make a difference.

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  • TerraGreen

    Monthly magazine dedicated to disseminating information and knowledge on issues of environment, energy, and sustainable development.

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