TERI in the News

18 record(s) found in 'March 2010'

  • TERI to help light Bihar villages

    18 March 2010| The Hindu

    In a move bound to bring hope to the power-bereft villages of Bihar, TERI has promised to aid the state government in ushering solar energy in its villages. Addressing a function organized by the Bihar Legislative Council, TERI director Dr R K Pachauri said that “solar energy could transform Bihar into a model state for the rest of India and the world to follow.” Dr. Pachauri, who is also the chairman of IPCC, told Bihar Chief Minister Mr Nitish Kumar that TERI would aid in illuminating thousands of homes in the state, with no access to electricity, with solar lamps. TERI has launched the “Light a Billion Lives” project, a campaign to take solar lighting devices around the world to rural communities. Read more > >

  • Govt vows to fight any bid to unseat R K Pachauri

    16 March 2010| The Economic Times

    Reiterating New Delhi's unequivocal support for IPCC chairman R K Pachauri, the Centre on Monday made it clear that it would fight any attempt to unseat him. In the meantime, Mr Pachauri has ruled out any possibility of resigning as the boss of the Nobel Prize winning climate change panel. Read more > >

  • Pachauri wants GDP to measure natural resource depletion

    16 March 2010| Business Standard

    Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R K Pachauri said there was need to focus on ‘natural debt’ instead of the more familiar financial one while forming national and fiscal policies in view of fast-depleting natural resources. Read more > >

  • Uttarakhand gets first community radio

    11 March 2010| PTI

    Uttarakhand's first community radio which will cater to 15 villages was today inaugurated by Uttarakhand Governor Ms Margaret Alva. The 'Kumaon Vani', which has been set up by TERI will benefit nearly 2000 villagers. Ms Alva said the community radio would prove to be effective medium of communication for the people of Uttarakhand and also play an important role in women empowerment.

  • ICDL 2010 asks countries to bring DL Act in force

    5 March 2010| The Pioneer

    On the concluding day at the International Conference of Digital Libraries 2010 (ICDL 2010), organized by TERI and IGNOU, the expert committee recommended that the digital libraries must be brought into existence through inter-governmental private-public partnership model to institute open, distance and technology-enabled e-learning. The committee comprised representatives from various countries. It urged the participating governments to work fast to enact a Digital Library Act and develop a Digital Library Policy in each country, which were emphasized in the ICDL 2006 at New Delhi four years back.

  • NDTV Greenathon II to lighten homes again

    4 March 2010| Domain

    NDTV in association with Toyota will telecast the Greenathon II, a green initiative that provides solar power to villages, on 6 March at 7:00pm across the NDTV network. Dr R K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and director-general of TERI has been invited to deliver a "green" address. Last year the initiative had raised over Rs1.6 crore to solar power 55 villages across India and will continue to support TERI's Lighting a Billion Lives project in its second year.

  • Tetra Pak, TERI conclude phase 1 of Project SEARCH with 12 school children

    3 March 2010| Business Standard

    Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company and TERI, have announced the conclusion of Phase 1 of ‘Project SEARCH’ and the introduction of Tetra Pak Ambassadors. SEARCH is an acronym for Sensitization, Education and Awareness on Recycling for Cleaner Habitat. The primary objective of the immensely successful activity was to conduct awareness and sensitization drives in 60 Delhi and Bangalore schools, in order to inculcate a habit of recycling amongst the youth, starting at the schools itself.

  • Maha State to sign MoU with TERI

    2 March 2010| Sakaal Times

    The Maharashtra Government would sign a comprehensive MoU with TERI to study the impact of climate change in the times to come. The study will look at the impact on agriculture, urban development, water supply, energy and coastal areas.