TERI-ITEC Courses for 2008-2009


About the Workshop

TERI is empanelled by the ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation) / SCAAP (Special Commonwealth Assistance for Africa Programme) of the Government of India. Under this programme, TERI is offering five courses for the year 2008/09.

Who should attend

The courses are designed to meet the needs of senior/ mid-career government/ non-government officials from ITEC/SCCAP countries. The costs of the course, travel and stay of the participant is borne by ITEC.

Trade and sustainable development - Issues for developing countries
17 November 2008 - 5 December 2008

Bachelor's / Master's degree and a work experience of two years
- Mr Nitya Nanda

Renewable energy and energy efficiency
5 January 2009 - 23 January 2009

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (BE) / Technology (B Tech)

- Mr Sunil Dhingra
- Dr Sanjay Mande

South and South East Asia - Fostering trade ties
2 February 2009 - 21 February 2009

Bachelor's / Master's degree and a work experience of two years Coordinator
- Ms Nidhi Srivastava

Mainstreaming Sustainable Development
23 February 2009 - 13 March 2009

Bachelor's / Master's degree; Experience in researching, framing, analyzing and implementing development policy

- Ms Shilpa Nischal

Completed Course

Training Programme on Applications of Biotechnology and its Regulation
19 August 2008 - 5 September 2008

Degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Food and Nutrition or related disciplines

- Dr Vibha Dhawan

Details of the porgramme | Course content | Agenda

Advantages of attending the course

Increased understanding of various dimensions of energy efficient technologies, biotechnology, trade and sustainable development.
Dissemination of practical knowledge to the participants on energy efficient technologies and pillars of sustainable development facilitated through field visits.
Wider exposure to India as the course lectures are complemented by study tours.


The hostel accommodation for the participants would be in the TERI RETREAT a training complex that is only a 35-minute drive from the heart of Delhi and is located in Gual Pahari, Gurgaon away from the bustle of the city. This 36-hectare training complex is a demonstration of sustainable, green and productive habitat created through application of scientific methods and technique. The Micro Propagation Technology Park in TERI GRAM has elaborate infrastructure, modern laboratories, greenhouses, nurseries, and various plants of forest trees, fruit crops, vegetable cash crops, foliage and flowering.

It has conference facilities equipped with state of art amenities, computers, visual projection system and could accommodate 125 participants. TERI RETREAT is a proof of sustainable habitat through use of solar hot - water systems, energy - efficient lighting integrated with daylighting. The temperature of RETREAT is kept even through out the year by effective insulation facilitated by network of underground earth air tunnels negating the use of conventional air - conditioners and heaters. RETREAT provides an example of efficient use of natural sources of energy.

Application procedure

Fill up the ITEC/SCAAP application form (downloadable from http://itec.nic.in/form.htm) and submit it to the nodal Government Department/Agency designated to nominate candidates. The nodal Department/Agency will in turn forward the applications to the Embassy/High Commision of India. Selected participants would be informed by the Indian embassies of the respective ITEC/SCAAP countries.

For more details, please visit: http://itec.nic.in/

Date: 17 November 2008 - 13 March 2009 Theme: Environment -general
Location: RETREAT, Gual Pahari, Gurgaon
Category: Training


Ms Nidhi Srivastava
Resources, Regulation & Global Security Division
E-mail: nidhis@teri.res.in