TERI-ITEC Courses 2016-17 Course VI - Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency



TERI is empanelled by the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC)/ Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme (SCAAP), government of India, for this programme. Under the TERI-ITEC programme, eight courses are being offered for the year 2016-17. These are: Energy Access and Human Development, Climate change and Sustainability, Trade and Sustainable Development: Issues for developing countries, Applications of Biotechnology and its regulation, Energy and Water-use Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency, Natural resource security: Governance, Challenges and Opportunities and, 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/SCAAP 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 2 years

Number of participants - 30

Course details

The course aims to develop an understanding of the existing and emerging renewable energy technologies, and energy conservation, and efficiency improving techniques. It covers basics of different sources and forms of energy, role of renewable energy, energy efficiency, solar thermal technology and its application along with the various aspects of wind power, biomass gasifier-based system development, small hydro technology, renewable energy policies, rural energy issues, overview of Indian energy scenario and demand side 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

Fill up the ITEC/SCAAP Application form, 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 Commission of India. Selected participants will be informed by the Indian embassies/high commissions in the respective ITEC/ SCAAP countries.

ITEC Website


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/ Mr Anandajit Goswami
Associate Fellow/ Fellow
Green Growth and Resource Efficiency 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/ anandjit@teri.res.in
Date: 6-24 Feb 2017
Location: RETREAT, Gual Pahari, Gurgaon
Category: Training


Course Coordinator
Mr Sunil Dhingra
Senior Fellow
Biomass Energy Technology Applications
Energy Environment Technology Development 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: dhingras@teri.res.in