8 record(s) found in 'June 2013'

Hasan Rouhani's election as Iran's new president presents an opportunity for India to facilitate a better relationship between Iran and the US, writes Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

The latest released report titled 'Green National Accounting Framework for India' by a committee chaired by Sir Prof. Partha Dasgupta has brought the need for measuring national wealth as a part of the national income accounting framework of countries. According to this report, traditional system of national income accounts doesnot consider the...

The Rangarajan committee's recommendation that domestic natural gas be priced at $8.2 per mmBtu is most likely to be accepted, grudgingly by some and with alacrity by others, says Mr R K Batra, Distinguished Fellow, Green Growth and Development division, TERI.

Concerns such as socially inclusive growth, environmental sustainability, climate resilient infrastructure and disaster responsiveness need to be addressed in urban planning, says Ms Raina Singh, Research Associate, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

In the long run, the country should strive to develop indigenous High Speed Railways technology and manufacturing capacity for rails, rolling stock and signalling system.

There has to be a national mission to ensure that rural homes have access to clean cooking fuel and stoves instead of the killer chulhas that are claiming the lives of large numbers of women, writes Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, along with co-authors Dr K Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India, and Mr Shyam Saran,...

Domain knowledge is only one element of the required competence; the candidate regulator must primarily exhibit a deep internalization of the public interest, says Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Urban India faces equal challenge of housing shortage and increasing energy consumption in homes due to rising aspirations and lifestyles, says Ms Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat, TERI.