TERI in the News

18 record(s) found in 'July 2013'

  • Medical institute gets 'green' credentials

    16 July 2013| The Hindu

    The Fortis Memorial Research Institute has been recognised as a green building and awarded four-star rating by TERI Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.

  • GRIHA certification for Hindware tiles

    13 July 2013| The Tribune

    Hindware tiles from the house of HSIL Limited, has been awarded GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) certification. It is a first, in the tiles category in the market.

  • 'Green' schools with GRIHA ratings to come up

    11 July 2013| Indian Express

    The Gujarat state education department has decided to develop new schools and subsequently convert existing ones into environment friendly 'green schools' in order to improve retention and enrolment in government schools. Initially, ten new green schools will be developed in ten districts in 2013-14 at a cost of Rs 17.6 crore. These schools will be rated according to the national rating system for green buildings, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA).

  • TERI global first in climate change research

    11 July 2013| Business Standard

    TERI has been ranked first in the International Centre for Climate Governance global ratings for the most influential institutions working in the field of climate change, economics and policy.

  • TERI suggests discontinuance of focus on shale gas

    11 July 2013| The Economic Times

    TERI suggests discontinuation of efforts for shale gas extraction. Focus should instead be on removing bottlenecks in CBM exploration and production it said.

  • Virus-free plants to boost apple produce

    10 July 2013| The Tribune

    TERI will help apple growers in Himachal Pradesh to tide over the problem of obsolete and senile plants and provide virus-free elite rootstocks to them so that the fruit production is enhanced considerably. TERI is carrying out extensive studies in collaboration with Y S Parmar Horticulture University, Nauni, to provide virus-free plant material.

  • Human induced climate change (Interview with Dr R K Pachauri)

    1 July 2013| Pallikkutam

    In this interview, Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC and Director-General of TERI, speaks about the impacts of climate change and the ensuing challenges faced by us.

  • Verka milk plant gets energy-saving device

    1 July 2013| The Hindustan Times

    The Verka milk plant in Chandigarh will save electricity to the tune of Rs 35 lakh per annum and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 47%, thanks to an energy-saving device that was installed at the plant recently. The device has been set up with the help of a Japanese technology-driven electric heat pump (EHP). The EHP system was installed by engineers from the Japan International Corporation Agenc), which is working in tandem with TERI to promote the application of low-carbon technology in India.