TERI in the News

8 record(s) found in 'November 2013'

  • Vice President of India to inaugurate International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2013

    19 November 2013| India Education Diary

    The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) will be organizing the International Conference on Digital Libraries from 27th-29th November 2013 at the India Habitat Centre. The ICDL 2013 is entitled 'Vision 2020: Looking back 10 years and Forging New Frontiers'.

  • Invest little to ward off cold, save energy

    18 November 2013| The Times of India

    Ms Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat, TERI, has monitored some houses in Dehradun which have a sustainable design. They found a difference of four degrees in these houses - which is quite a lot.

  • Efficient buildings can help cut emissions

    16 November 2013| The Hindu (Bangalore edition)

    Bangalore has witnessed a 37 per cent decadal population growth spurring an 'exponential' construction rate, Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, has said. Urban growth in Bangalore, the country's third most populous city, has been 'haphazard' and put pressure on both energy and water resources, said Dr Pachauri, in his inaugural address through video conference at the GRIHA Regional Conference, 'Innovations in sustainable buildings'. GRIHA is a national rating system that evaluates environmental performance of buildings in its life cycle.

  • Seminar at Gitam on Nanobiotech

    15 November 2013| The New Indian Express (Hyd),

    To apprise students about the upcoming trends in nanobiotechnology, GITAM University is organising a two-day national seminar on 17-18 December 2013. Experts in the field like Dr Alok Adholeya from TERI, New Delhi, Dr Madhusudhan Rao from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, Prof. D N Rao from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences were among those who will participate in the seminar.

  • Conference on innovations in buildings

    13 November 2013| The Hindu

    'Innovations in buildings', the 4th GRIHA regional conference on sustainable habitats will be held in Bangalore from 15 November. The two-day conference has been organised by Association for Development and Research on Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH) and TERI. This conference will deliberate on green cities and sustainable tourism among other issues.

  • Intellectual Property Rights with Pachauri

    12 November 2013| The Verb (The Huffington Post)

    In an interview with The Verb, Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, has called for greater collaboration between organisations from all over the world in the development of new technologies to tackle the challenge of climate change. Dr Pachauri also called for developing countries to take on more responsibility for resolving the challenges posed by intellectual property rights when it comes to technology transfer.

  • Autonomous body may now audit water usage

    7 November 2013| The Times of India

    Referring to figures showing how the country is gradually staring at a water crisis, participants at the second India Water Forum-organized by TERI in association with water resources and other central ministries-pitched for adopting new technologies like drip and sprinkler irrigation at a wider scale to conserve water in agriculture. Calling for an urgent action to deal with the situation through 'water use efficiency', Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, emphasized on looking at the projection of water availability and warned that the threat of an impending water crisis would affect all individuals around the world.

  • TERI University wins the 'Greenest University and Research Institution' award for 2013

    7 November 2013| Web Newswire

    TERI University, instituted by TERI, has won the 'Greenest University and Research Institution' award in a competitive assessment, edging out other prestigious global institutions like Copenhagen University, Denmark, University of Plymouth, UK, Deakin University, Australia, and Unity College, Maine, USA, among others. The award is one amongst ten inaugural Climate Change Awards organized by Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) - a news and analysis website.