7 record(s) found in 'February 2017'

Solar can be the answer to India's electricity needs, and also boosts digital payments, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

A recent study by The Energy and Resources Institute showed that the whole Indo-Gangetic plain is severely polluted on account of particulate matter. The study concludes that the situation would relentlessly worsen and spread to other parts of the country if remedial actions are not taken immediately, say Mr Jai Kishan Malik, Research Associate...

There are over 18 harmful different species of plants and animals that are reported along the Indian coastline that might have got invaded and established notes Dr Chetan A Gaonkar, Research Associate, TERI Western Regional Centre, along with co-author Mr AC Anil

With increased globalization, biological invasion of non-native species into native biodiversity of any bioregion is a threat to cope with, and the consequences of such invasions are being realized increasingly in recent years writes Dr Chetan A Gaonkar, Research Associate, TERI Western Regional Centre, along with co-author Mr AC Anil.

TERI's customised Oilzapper technology -- a crude oil and oily sludge degrading microbial consortium formulation derived from five naturally occurring micro-organisms -- could be beneficial to accelerate the degradation of oil and residual sludge at the latest oil spill locations in the Chennai coast, says Dr Banwari Lal, Senior Director,...

Agriculture needs to be seen within the framework of an intricate and holistic value chain with the interlinked elements. To improve the state of agriculture in India, the time is ripe to incentivize private sector in order to gain from their abilities, says Mr Nishant Jain, Research Associate, Integrated Policy Analysis Division, TERI.

The on-board diagnostic system (OBD) could be an important development and game changer for inspecting on-road vehicles, say Mr Jai Kishan Malik, Research Associate and Mr Sumit Sharma, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.