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Antimicrobial resistance has emerged as a global public health problem as antibiotics are becoming inefficient against a wide range of disease-causing pathogenic bacteria, say Dr Banwari Lal, Senior Director and Dr K Nanthakumar, Fellow, Environmental & Industrial Biotechnology Division, TERI.

The newly announced government scheme 'Saubhagya' is a step in the right direction to electrify all households in India, but only with change management at state-owned distributors, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

China has been successful in arresting the number of private cars, says Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate, Associate Director, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Reducing uncertainty when predicting such extreme climate events has taken on growing importance, says Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI alongwith co-authors Mr Michel d S Mesquita, Uni Research, Norway; and Naurinete J C Barreto, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil.

In developing countries such as India, at least for the foreseeable future, increased demand is likely to be met from virgin resources, say Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division and Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Both central and state policy stakeholders need to together take stock of various state and central schemes related to crop residue management but also of crop diversification, says Ms Shailly Kedia, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Paddy residue burning is as much a socioeconomic challenge as it is one of technology improvisation, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

The impact of pathogen resistance even to last-resort antibiotics can be alarming. This calls for a multi-disciplinary response, says Dr Banwari Lal, Senior Director and Dr K Nanthakumar, Fellow, Environmental & Industrial Biotechnology Division, TERI.

Factors other than vehicular emission are more important in determining air quality in Delhi, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow & Area Convenor, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI

Application of modern approaches for reporting, assessment and delivery of elecricity services will bring a new paradigm to India's stride for universal electricity access, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.