TERI in the News

15 record(s) found in 'October 2010'

  • J&K seeks Rs 5851 crore for reforms in power sector

    18 October 2010| The Financial Express

    The Jammu and Kashmir government seeking a central assistance of Rs 5851 crore for implementation of a turnaround project submitted by TERI for power sector reforms and improvement in distribution and transmission system. This was stated by the state's chief minister Mr Omar Abdullah.

  • Calling: More architects to Bengal with green building knowhow

    11 October 2010| The Times of India

    Joining the world in fighting back global warming, the state government is emphasizing on churning out more architects with proper knowledge and skills to build green buildings in Bengal. In September 2010, the Association for Development and Research on Sustainable Habitats in association with TERI and West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation conducted a three-day training workshop in which 35 city architects had participated.

  • ONGC venture in race with 12 firms for Kuwait oil spill contract

    8 October 2010| Mint

    ONGC Teri Biotech Ltd, a venture of ONGC and TERI, is competing with 12 companies for Kuwait Oil Company’s $3 billion contract to clean up a desert oil slick created in the Gulf war that followed Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

  • How to make your house eco-friendly

    1 October 2010| Mint

    The article presents some economical ways through which we can save power and water, and minimize heating. According to Ms Priyanka Kochhar of ADaRSH (Association for Development and Research on Sustainable Habitats), covering the window with double-glazed glasses with air insulation prevents heat from coming in but allows natural light inside the room. Promoted by TERI and the ministry of new and renewable energy, ADaRSH is a platform to facilitate a pan-India networking between building professionals, developers and government officials.

  • Water efficiency norms in the pipeline

    1 October 2010| The Hindu Business Line

    Washing machines may soon sport a water efficiency label just like that for energy efficiency on refrigerators and televisions. Industries may have to initiate water audits, while farmers could need to tweak their irrigation practices for efficient water use. With rising demand and dwindling per capita availability, an intervention is needed before water availability becomes a major crisis, said Mr Ashok Jaitly, Distinguished Fellow at TERI. The per capita water availability in India has declined from 5000 cubic metres in the 1950s to 1300 cubic metres at present, a drop of 74 per cent in 60 years. The changing weather pattern due to climate change could compound the water woes as India is seen as one of the most vulnerable countries.