Featured Projects

The Featured Projects in this section provide an insight into TERI's work. Explore this section to learn more about our various projects spanning across various themes and geographical locations.

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Ensuring that natural resources are used sustainably requires action at various levels: local, state, national, and international. Through this project, supported by Global March Against Child Labour (Global March), TERI sought to identify: (i) key challenges to sustainable natural resource use, and (ii) actions to be taken at the community level to address these challenges in three states of India - Jharkhand, Karnataka, and Rajasthan.

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The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) was established in 1975 to set up and promote MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Region) as a destination for economic activity by boosting infrastructure development and improving the quality of life.

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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid), a Navratna Public Sector enterprise operating in the power sector, is India’s largest electric power transmission utility.

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The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region – one of the most dynamic, diverse and complex mountains and associated floodplain system in the world – provides water resources and other ecosystem services to more than 1.3 billion people downstream and 210 million in the mountains.

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Ongoing

With rising urbanization and change in lifestyle and food habits, the amount of municipal solid waste has been increasing rapidly. During 1947, cities and towns in India generated an estimated 6 million tons of solid waste, and in 1997 it was about 48 million tons. As per the statistics, more than 25% of the municipal solid waste is not collected at all; 70% of the Indian cities lack adequate capacity to transport it, and there are no sanitary landfills to dispose of the waste. The existing landfills are neither well equipped nor well managed to protect against soil and groundwater contamination.

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Completed

The study maps the research publication output of the critical interface of water, energy, and food, and their intertwined relationship in the Indian research scenario.

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Completed

TERI has recently completed a GNESD-funded project that aimed to analyse the rural electrification program in India and its achievements, with a special focus on the co-benefits and productive usage of electricity in line with the “Energy Plus” approach. The study also attempted to identify the key factors responsible for the success and limitation of the rural electrification policies and programs in India.

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Globally, there are 1.3 billion people who do not have access to electricity. The problem of electricity access requires solutions which are techno-economically viable, institutionally feasible, socio-politically acceptable, and environmentally sound. Such solutions need to be identified in order to propel a conscientious and collective effort aiming to improve quality of life of the energy-impoverished population.

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TERI, Practical Action Consulting and Institute of Development Studies of UK has recently completed a DFID funded project that aimed to understand the links between electricity access, productive uses of electricity, and poverty reduction. In particular, the study sought to explore relationships between different levels of electricity access and impacts and to map out the enabling factors and constraints to the provision, take up and productive use of electricity access.

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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.

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