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India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at World Sustainable Development Summit 2019

12 Feb 2019
| PV Magazine

Delivering the inaugural address at WSDS 2019, Vice President of India Mr Venkaiah Naidu spoke about the many facets of sustainable development like inclusive development, sustainable mobility and urbanisation, energy security, waste management and green innovation.

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New National Mineral Policy Vs The 2008 Policy

24 Sep 2018
| ET Now

The National Minerals Policy, the third policy in the post-reform period, after NMP 1993 and 2008 is currently being finalised and is expected to be announced in the next few weeks. Given that the mining sector is still languishing - latest GDP nos show the mining sector grew by just 0.1% in the first quarter even as the eco grew 8.2%. Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, speaks on the issue.

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Mahindra Lifespace, TERI launch centre of excellence focussed on energy efficiency

13 Jun 2018
| The Hindu Business Line

In a bid to boost energy-efficient real estate in India, Mahindra Lifespace Developers and TERI have announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence (CoE). A research facility, the CoE will aim at developing market-ready and energy-efficient technologies. It will also work towards preparing policy briefs for the Centre and state ministries to promote 'green' development.The information and knowledge sharing enabled by the Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence would facilitate developers to make

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TERI sign MOU to set up a Resource Efficiency Cell

04 Jun 2018
| Business Standard

In the run up to World Environment Day, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and TERI entered a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a resource efficiency cell in the Ministry. The main objectives of the Cell are to provide a platform to mainstream resource efficiency in public policy. It aims to achieve this through coordinated thinking among the various relevant Ministries and agencies for promoting resource efficiency in the use of materials in the country. It also aims to

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Give that old automobile a break!

13 Mar 2018
| The Hindu Business Line

Auto waste could prove to be a serious threat if an end-of-life legislation for vehicles is not enacted urgently in the country. TERI has been involved in formulating a vehicle scrapping policy in the country. After comparing ELV (end-of-life vehicles) management systems in China, Korea, Taiwan, japan, Singapore and the European Union, TERI researchers feel India's solutions could lie in creating a sustainable business model for retired vehicles. In the recent policy brief they argue for a

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates World Sustainable Development Summit 2018

16 Feb 2018
| DNA

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018, organized by TERI. The Prime Minister, addressing the gathering at the inaugural speech, laid emphasis on the major current environmental problems that are being faced by the developing nations. Mr Modi added that successful climate action needs access to financial resources and technology. Technology can help countries like India to develop sustainably and enable poor to benefit from it.

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Demand creation must to reduce costs of resource-efficient

25 Jan 2018
| India Today

Creation of demand is essential to increase sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource- efficient technologies, Director-General of TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur, said at the World Economic Forum (WEF). Citing the example of the Indian government's LED bulb programme, Dr Mathur said aggregation of demand and bulk procurement helped in bringing down its prices. Demand creation is essential to enhance sales volumes and reduce the costs of new resource-efficient technologies, Dr Mathur was

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NABARD commences digitisation of SHGs

01 Jan 2018
| Navhind Times

Self Help Groups in Goa will soon be on the digital map with NABARD launching the EShakti project recently for digitisation of the groups. The pan-India project is being implemented in 100 districts in a phased manner. In Goa both the districts – north and south Goa are a part of the project. The implementation of the project is by the Mineral Foundation of Goa and TERI.

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India needs to build solar-electricity storage system

28 Nov 2017
| Outlook India

India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix. There is a mismatch between peak demand and electricity generation period for solar, said Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow & Area Convenor at the Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance, TERI. Mr Nanda expressed concern over the high cost of storage system, mostly to be a battery-based set up. This would raise the solar electricity cost to consumer to Rs

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India, EU to boost environmental cooperation

30 Jun 2017
| PTI

India and the European Union have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of environment, resource efficiency and, circular economy under the EU\'s Resource Efficiency Initiative (EU-REI) for India. The Resource Efficiency Initiative (REI) project will be implemented on behalf of the European Union by a consortium led by Deutsche Gesellschaftf r Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, with TERI, Confederation of the Indian Industry and Adelphi. The project objectives includes

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Nalco, TERI sign MoU for sustainable rehabilitation

16 Feb 2017
| Business Standard

Nalco has signed an agreement with TERI for various scientific, technological and educational activities in the area of mining rehabilitation and sustainable development. The activities under the MoU will cover mining rehabilitation methods and technologies; sustainable rehabilitation on red mud areas; capacity building; workshops and preparation knowledge documents on mining rehabilitation.

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Budgetary allocation to Environment Ministry up by 19 pc

01 Feb 2017
| DNA

The Environment Ministry got an increase of nearly 19 per cent in its budgetary allocation for the next fiscal even as environmental bodies said that Union Budget has failed to acknowledge the problem of pollution. TERI said that the Union Budget is a continuation of the foundation built in last year\'s Budget to \'transform\' India but while moving in the right direction in some key areas, stops short in others. The Government would need to address issues related to aggravated environmental

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