TERI-ITEC Courses 2017-17 Course II - Climate Change and Sustainability



TERI is empanelled by the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Government of India, for this programme. Under the TERI-ITEC programme, eight courses are being offered for the year 2017-18. These are: Applications of biotechnology and its regulation, energy and water use efficiency, climate change and sustainability, decentralized energy solutions-planning and implementation, trade and sustainable development, resource security and governance issues, challenges and opportunities, renewable energy and energy efficiency, Integrated approach towards sustainable development.

Each individual course is a three-week long residential programme conducted in India, attended by participants from other developing countries. The courses are designed to meet the needs of senior and mid-level government and non-government officials from ITEC countries.

Advantages of attending the course

  • Increased understanding of various dimensions of climate change, energy-efficient technologies, biotechnology, trade, sustainable development, water use efficiency and resource governance.
  • Dissemination of practical knowledge to the participants on climate change, energy-efficient technologies and understanding of pillars of sustainable development through field visits.
  • Wider exposure to India, as the course lectures are complemented by study tours.
Course eligibility

Bachelor's degree in any discipline; work experience of 1-2 years

Number of participants - 30

Course details

The course aims to provide an understanding of the various aspects of climate change and its implications for sustainability. It would also address the issues of available mitigation/adaptation options and vulnerability measures. The course covers international and national responses to climate change and market-based options for developing nations. It will deal with planning, governance, and regulatory issues for sustainable development, mitigation options, and issues concerning impacts besides vulnerability and impact assessment. The course also deals with contemporary issues related to climate change such as poverty, migration, and conflict management.


Government of India will bear the following expenses for the selected candidates:

  • Return international airfare by excursion/economy class
  • Course fees and book allowance
  • Accommodation - Hostel
  • Living allowance @ INR 25,000 per month on pro rata basis. Candidates are, among other things, expected to meet the expenditure for their meals from this amount.
For more details visit http://itec.mea.gov.in

Application procedure

Applicants can apply for ITEC training program by filling up the Online Application Form and take a print out of filled form. This form is to be submitted to the nodal/designated Government Department/Agency of applicant's country. The nodal department/agency will in turn forward the applications to the Embassy/High Commission of India. Selected participants will be informed by the Indian embassies/high commissions in the respective ITEC countries.

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Hostel accommodation for the participants would be arranged at the TERI Retreat.

TERI Retreat is a training complex located a mere 35-minute driving distance from the heart of Delhi in Gual Pahari, Gurgaon. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city, this 36-hectare training complex is a perfect example of sustainable, green, and productive habitat created through application of scientific methods and technique. It showcases the concept of modern green buildings. Apart from residential facilities, the complex has a library, well-equipped IT resource centre, a state-of-the-art laboratory, and other facilities.

For further information, please contact

ITEC Coordinator  
Ms Swati Ganeshan
TERI-ITEC & TERI-Africa Coordinator
Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance
Resource Efficiency & Governance Division
The Energy and Resources Institute
Darbari Seth Block, IHC, Lodhi Road
New Delhi, India
Tel. +91-11-2468 2100, 4150 4900
Fax +91-11-2468 2144, 2468 2145
E-mail: swati.ganeshan@teri.res.in
Date: 25 Sep - 13 Oct 2017
Location: RETREAT, Gual Pahari, Gurgaon
Category: Training


Course Coordinator
Dr Kamna Sachdeva
TERI University
10, Institutional Area
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Tel. +91-11-2612 2222
Fax +91-11-2612 2874
E-mail: Kamna.Sachdeva@teri.res.in