Dr Divya Datt

The subsidy allocated in Budget 2018 may provide a temporary solution to the crop burning issue, but it may do nothing to help address the larger water crisis. Crop diversification, away from paddy, must be the way forward, say Dr Divya Datt, Director, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division and Mr Puneet Chandra, Senior Director, Growth,...

Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar

There is a need to leverage corporate engagement in the sanitation arena, encourage decentralised supply of drinking water through small water enterprises, and complement the subsidies for Swachh Bharat Mission through innovative model of financing, says Dr S K Sarkar. Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Mr Debajit Palit

TERI recently conducted a meta-analysis of the existing evidence on willingness to pay (WTP) for electricity supply in India along with extensive stakeholder interviews, and compared these findings with current electricity-pricing mechanisms to derive recommendations on future electricity pricing and subsidy policies.

Mr Ajay Shankar

With cleaner fuel, phasing out of older vehicles, use of EVs for public transport and purchase of all rice crop residues for generating power, we should be able to breathe fresh air in our cities, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Mr Nitya Nanda

Bringing a large number of producers to the initiative and maintaining the standards of quality would be some of the other challenges that Banglar rosogolla has to meet in order to benefit from its GI status, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Mr Sanjay Seth

Investment in clean and efficient infrastructure can contribute to decarbonisation and rational resource usage, says Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

Dr Banwari Lal

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.

Mr Debajit Palit

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.

Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate

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

Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj

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.