Case Studies

RCC check dams boost farmer incomes

Crops did not receive sufficient water during critical growth stages due to poor water retention in the fieldsFarmers in Jhapusabari Pt. III village in Dhubri district of Assam faced dual problems of flooding and water scarcity.

Taking Alwar for a ride: Mini passenger public transport service in Alwar

Ms Akshima Tejas GhateDr Seema SinghMs Sangeetha Ann WilsonMs Megha Kumar

With a population of about 315,310 persons in 2011 (Census, Government of India), the city of Alwar is one of the fastest growing urban areas in Rajasthan state as well as the National Capital Region (NCR) in India. The rapid pace of industrialisation in the city is accompanied by increasing residential, commercial and industrial areas in the city, which have increased pressures on the existing infrastructure.

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services

Ms Raina Singh

Identifying a Database Management System (DBMS) to support the Goa government to address the impacts of sea-level rise in its planning strategies

Solar-powered lamps to earthquake survivors in Nepal

When the quake jolted, sun paved the way for survival - The solar lanterns provided by TERI to the earthquake survivors in Nepal aided as much-needed light source in testing times Hundreds of earthquake-affected families in Ratanchaura and Baseshwor Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Sindhuli district are no longer sitting in darkness after receiving solar-powered lamps donated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Bringing back traditional farming in Uttarakhand

A TERI initiative, funded by the Louis Dreyfus Foundation, in chosen villages of Uttarakhand has been working to revitalise the region's traditional crops and practices to improve local food security in a sustainable manner. While these crops are rich in many important nutrients and resilient to disease, drought, etc., their use and acceptability had declined over the years.

Resource efficiency in automobile sector

Mr Souvik BhattacharjyaMr Prahlad Kumar TewariMr Ganesh Chandra Mouli

A TERI intervention for wiser material usage in auto component manufacturing

Learning by example: Solar PVs in Bengaluru’s schools

Setting up solar rooftops in educational institutions of the city