6 record(s) found in 'February 2016'

We need to look beyond the odd-even scheme because successful solutions to city-level congestion and pollution problems around the world are market-driven, says Mr Saahil M Parekh, Research Associate, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

Green growth strategies yields multiple development benefits, but their implementation requires concerted policy action, say Ms Shailly Kedia, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI; Mr Prasoon Agarwal, Energy Sector Co-Lead and Senior Advisor, Global Green Growth Institute; Mr Anandajit Goswami, Fellow, Green Growth and...

The New Urban idea is a good one and it can get better in implementation if conservation of energy and an encouragement to use non-fossil energy are incorporated in the life-style ecosystem of urban dwelling, says Dr R K Pachauri, Executive Vice Chairman, TERI.

Policy-level commitments need to be demonstrated, adapted and upscaled through practical examples, says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry division, TERI.

In addition to developing a structure for the smart city proposals, an appropriate regulatory process needs to be drawn up to ensure efficiencies in their operation with minimal government intervention and leakages, says Mr Sarbojit Pal, Fellow along with co-author Ms Sushmita Singha, Consultant, Lucid Solutions.

Systematic capacity building of the local bodies is necessary at the proposal implementation stage to monitor and manage the new smart city projects for effective, well-resourced and democratically accountable urban governance, says Ms Raina Singh, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.