Project Profile

Project Title Scoping Study on Fostering Resource Efficiency in India - A key for sustainable growth
Project Code 2012RD05
Project Status Completed
End Date April 2013
Sponsor(s) Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Division Resources, Regulation and Global Security
Executive Summary Full Text

The aim of the study was to understand the rationale and scope for promoting resource efficiency in India. The focus of the study was particularly on minerals and metals. The study looked into the current and future patterns of primary and secondary production and consumption of minerals and metals in India. The study also analyzed existing policies and schemes to understand India's approach to resource efficiency and the relevance of 3R concept for India's economy.