TERI in the News
As a new age bank we need to make society more equitable30 October 2005| The Financial Express
As a member of TERI-BCSD,India (the local chapter of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland), Yes Bank, along with Dupont and Usha Martin, is spearheading a BCSD India/TERI policy guideline and financial feasibility study on watershed management.
Skies falling on our heads29 October 2005| Hindustan Times
At a recent talk on 'Climate Change: Implications for Indian Society', Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, IPCC, and Director-General of TERI said there would always be a possibility of floods, typhoons and droughts being frequent in Asia.
Fuelling a new future23 October 2005| The Times of India
"The country has a lot of wasteland and is well-equipped to produce jatropha in large quantities," says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI.
Students take pledge to save environment23 October 2005| Deccan Herald
At the conclusion of the one-year environment awareness programme 'Himalaya and You' of Himalaya Herbal Healthcare implemented in association with TERI, in Bangalore, the message was clear: Something should be done to save further degradation of the environment.
BP-Toyota-TERI mull mega jatropha project21 October 2005| The Economic Times
Global oil major BP, auto giant Toyota, and TERI have kicked off discussions to launch a mega biofuel project covering 16,000 hectares in jatropha farming in Andhra Pradesh.
Indian tech displayed at World Forum19 October 2005| Deccan Herald
TERI, CSE and CleanTech Foundation from New Delhi as well as the Pondicherry-based Auroville were invited by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, in collaboration with UN agencies to offer their expertise to an international audience.
Biofuel from next year18 October 2005| Hindustan Times
Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, said that the initial cost of production of biodiesel would be upwards of Rs 23 a litre and over time it would be bought down to Rs 16-18 a litre.
Involve panchayats in biofuel programme18 October 2005| The Hindu Business Line
The Union Petroleum Minister, Mr Mani Shankar Aiyar, said that the successful implementation of biofuel programme depends on four Psâ€” public-private-panchayat-partnership. Inaugurating an international conference on 'Bio fuels 2012 - Vision to Reality' organized by TERI, the Minister said the success of the plan to dope diesel with non-edible oil extracted from plants such as Jatropha so as to cut imports, depends on the involvement of local bodies in the programme.
MahaGenco ropes in TERI17 October 2005| The Financial Express
The Maharashtra State Power Generation Co has roped in TERI to prepare a roadmap for seeking carbon credit from the World Bank and Japan Carbon Fund.
14 new veggie varieties approved for limited trial17 October 2005| The Financial Express
Fourteen transgenic food crops have been approved for contained and limited field trials in the country. The trials are being conducted by both public and private sector institutions, according to a recent document prepared by the department of biotechnology. Transgenic varieties of mustard are developed by IARI, NRCWS, Jabalpur, TERI, and UDSC.