TERI in the News

7 record(s) found in 'April 2011'

  • Oil India joins hands with TERI for biotechnology research

    28 April 2011| The Pioneer

    Oil India Limited (OIL) signed a 10 year MoU with TERI to broaden the scope of Joint Research Collaboration in areas of Petroleum Biotechnology and New & Renewable Energy Sources. Biotechnology is an emerging field of study for its immense beneficial capability in providing solutions for a sustainable way to conserve energy resources and control environmental degradation. In view of these benefits which can also help the petroleum industry, the mutual collaboration will focus on significant areas of R&D, such as, Microbial Enhancement of Oil Recovery, Removal of paraffin from oil well and oil tubings, Reduction of Viscocity in heady crude, Mitigation of pollution problems, increase efficiency of waste water and concentrate on areas of new and renewable energy.

  • TERI organizes three-day exhibition Krishi Dhan in Goregaon

    27 April 2011| The Times of India

    In an effort to promote eco-friendly and energy-efficient concepts in the agricultural sector, TERI has organized a three-day exhibition "Krishi Dhan" that will offer insights into agriculture sector, in Goregaon, Mumbai. The exhibition aims to offer an insight into the future dimensions of the agri-sector.

  • TERI in consonance with the Ministry of Water Resources organizes 'India Water Forum - 2011'

    17 April 2011| India Education Diary

    Dr M Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India inaugurated the "India Water Forum" that was organized by TERI in consonance with the Ministry of Water Resources and the Department of Drinking Water Supply, Government of India organized. This annual international water convention aims to address the dynamics of water and climate change, exploring new strategies & technologies in the sector while being eco-friendly and ensuring sustainable development.

  • TERI to encourage floriculture in Goa

    16 April 2011| The Hindu Business Line

    TERI has decided to encourage floriculture in Goa which has huge potential in the State. According to rough estimates, Goa has hardly 25 hectare of area under floriculture with the production of 40 tonnes an year. TERI has decided to undertake several programmes in the State that would encourage floriculture which can fetch good price for the farmers.

  • Vice-President for water pricing for different users

    13 April 2011| Zee News

    Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari batted for water pricing for different users and supported the idea of penalising those who pollute the country's water resources. The Vice-President also quoted from the action points mooted in the National Water Mission which include creation of a "system of penalties for polluting surface and ground water resources".

  • Energy-efficient arts centre at Doon school

    5 April 2011| Deccan Herald

    The students of the prestigious Doon School in Dehra Dun, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, have overwhelmingly welcomed the new art school building which was inaugurated there last October. The building is energy efficient and has a TERI Green Rating.

  • TERI's solar lanterns light up lives of under-privileged children of Yamuna Khader

    5 April 2011| India Education Diary

    It is estimated that more than 400 million people in India are living in darkness. According to government estimates, 76 million rural households in India lack access to electricity and out of these; 65 million still use kerosene, Wax candles and dung cakes, firewood, and crop residue bio-mass for lighting. Against this background, developed a unique sustainability initiative 'Lighting a Billion Lives' (LaBL) to provide light to a "Billion Lives" across India and abroad. Taking forward this vision, TERI in association with Gyan Shakti Vidyalaya, a Noida-based NGO, distributed solar-powered LED lanterns to the under-privileged children of Yamuna Kahder, a spread between Noida & Chilla.