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25 record(s) found in 'Social Transformation'

While policies are gender-neutral and provide equal opportunities, it does not always result in equal outcomes, say Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division and Dr G Mini, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, TERI.

The spread of rural electrification has been overestimated, and the adoption of subsidised LPG has not picked up, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division, TERI

The link between energy and climate change is significant, especially since the energy sector accounts for at least two-thirds of the global greenhouse gas emissions, says Ms Bigsna Gill, Associate Fellow, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

The country is rapidly expanding the share of renewables in its energy mix and is implementing the world's largest renewable energy capacity addition programme, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

The task to provide electricity to all the villages of India by 2018 with power available 24×7 to all households by the year 2019, appears easier said than done. Currently, more than 250 million people are without electricity access and probably an equal number do not have a reliable supply. The recent developments to address the chronic...

The government should rework the franchise system though rational setting of tariffs, formulate clearer terms of reference and link the scheme with the Skill India mission for building the capacity of the local youths, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation division, TERI.

Access to finance at the right terms and conditions is critical for scaling-up, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation division, TERI.

Some of the recent developments on power, such as the notification of the tariff policy and the launch of the UDAY scheme, demonstrate that the central and state governments are working to ensure power for all, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation division, TERI.

Particulate emission from cookstoves is killing rural women. It is worse than the pollution in Delhi, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

Even as village after village in India is 'electrified', many households within them, equal to the US population, are not, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation division, TERI.

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