TERI in the News
IIAS to showcase century old 3-D picture of Shimla31 July 2013| Business Standard
A policy paper of IIAS produced in collaboration with TERI has been adopted by the Uttarakhand government in its exercise for rebuilding flood ravaged areas of Kedarnath and Uttarkashi.
Indian Forester Service officials in mid-career training at Yale31 July 2013| Domain-b
The intensive program for Indian foresters is now in its fourth year at Yale. Officers of the Indian Forest Service arrived on the Yale campus 21 July for the course that is part of a partnership between the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry at Yale, TERI University, and the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy acting under the auspices of the union ministry of environment and forests.
Amrita University's green campus initiative27 July 2013| The New Indian Express
'Engaging students, ushering in sustainability and promoting change' - a new Green Campus Initiative of Amrita University was launched by Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC and Director-General of TERI, in New Delhi. Hundreds of students across the nation witnessed the event online via Amrita University's A-VIEW, a video conferencing platform. Dr Pachauri lauded the initiative, calling for all like-minded institutions to join hands and march forward towards sustainability.
TERI: Sensitising youth to sustainable development26 July 2013| The Navhind Times
After successful efforts to raise awareness on good waste management practices in schools of Delhi, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad, TERI and Tetra Pak India have launched their project SEARCH in Goa with a pool of 20 schools in the state.
Ford joins voluntary greenhouse gas reporting in India22 July 2013| Zee News
US car-maker Ford Motor Co. has joined a recently established voluntary greenhouse gas reporting programme in India. The programme is a joint effort between the World Resources Institute, TERI and the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Initiative lights up off-grid villages in Pakistan22 July 2013| PV Magazine
As part of a pilot project to increase the use of solar power, the Lahore-based microfinance institute Buksh Foundation and TERI in India, working with national and international partners, have electrified 72 off-grid villages in Pakistan's Punjab province.
Soon, vital energy stats will be on an online 2052 calculator22 July 2013| Business Standard
The India Energy Planning Tool 2052 would provide a tool to the country's policy makers and international groups to derive a mix of policy in meeting demand and supply in a sustainable way. A group in the Planning Commission, with the help of knowledge partners across various sectors, has undertaken the exercise. The Planning Commission has started the exercise of engaging knowledge partners like Prayas and TERI, besides coordinating with government wings like the Central Electricity Authority and Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
SootSwap: An app that enables remote verification of stove usage20 July 2013| The Economic Times
Qualcomm, Nexleaf Analytics, TERI, and the UK Department for International Development have come together to develop a mobile application for monitoring and incentivizing the use of clean cook stoves in India.
Mumbai could face floods, says Maharashtra government quoting report19 July 2013| Afternoon Voice
There was a possibility of a flood-like situation occurring in the low-lying areas of Mumbai, the Maharashtra government told the state Legislative Council, citing a TERI report. In his written reply to a question raised by an NCP legislator about the possibility of a 26 July 2005 type flood striking Mumbai again, State Environment Minister Mr Sanjay Deotale informed the House that TERI has warned about a possible recurrence in its primary report submitted to the state government.
India floods spark hydropower debate16 July 2013| Wall Street Journal
Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI, said India should continue with hydropower projects but better implementation is necessary. He pointed to Austria and Switzerland as examples to follow.