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TERI to help Amravati become energy efficient

03 Mar 2017
| The Economic Times (Energy World)

TERI will support Andhra Pradesh capital Amravati to develop energy efficient buildings in the city. TERI is keen to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with government of Andhra Pradesh and help in making Amaravati a smart and energy efficient global city and is going to depute a high level team to Andhra for discussing the modalities, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI said.

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TERI holds outreach meetings for sustainable summit in Kolkata

28 Feb 2017
| Business Standard

TERI and Bengal Chamber today held its first outreach meeting in Kolkata for the upcoming World Sustainable Development Summit 2018. More outreach meetings will be held in Mumbai, Bangalore beside some few overseas cities. These will help in building agenda for the upcoming summit in February 2018, said Director-General, TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur. The World Sustainable Development Summit, TERI\'s flagship event, has been conceptualized as a single platform to accelerate action towards sustainable

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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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India has 10-year window to shift completely to renewable energy: TERI

13 Feb 2017
| The Economic Times

Excess power generation capacity provides India an opportunity to shift completely to green energy. If the country can halve storage technology prices in 10 years it can do without the need for new coal based plants, according to a study by TERI. The TERI report indicates that current installed capacity and the capacity under construction would be able to meet demand till about 2026, keeping India power sufficient. The report estimates that no new investments are likely to be made in coal-

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Energy saving measures promises big returns for industries

09 Feb 2017
| Kuensel Online

Energy intensive industries in Pasakha, Chukha (Bhutan) can reap huge returns from installing waste heat recovery measures, a National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) study says. NECS and TERI studied the energy efficiency of three industries, calcium carbide, steel rolling mill, and ferro-silicon in Pasakha between March and October 2016.

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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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Indore: TERI to organise 'Green Heroes' workshop

11 Jan 2017
| The Free Press Journal

TERI and the US Consulate General, Mumbai have come together to gather stories of unsung \'Green Heroes\' from India\'s western region. In the hunt for young filmmakers, photographers, video editors, writers and activists who can tell powerful stories of individuals or communities, who have done commendable work in protecting the environment in their neighborhoods or beyond, TERI has been organizing a two-day workshop to train them for pre-production techniques, storyboarding, scripting,

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High-tech sensors to monitor low-tech cook stoves

20 Dec 2016
| SciDev.Net

High-tech wireless sensors that measure cook stove usage can make cleaner cooking technologies more affordable for the global poor, a study finds. The study, jointly conducted by researchers from the US-based Nexleaf Analytics and the University of California San Diego and the India-based TERI, supports climate financing efforts to encourage the use of improved cook stoves that ensure better combustion and hence, lesser pollution.

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Taxi guidelines will help in curbing vehicular pollution: TERI

16 Dec 2016
| Business Standard

The recent guidelines proposed by a panel of the Transport Ministry on taxis will help in combating vehicular pollution by reducing number of private vehicles on the roads, TERI has said. According to TERI, the proposed \"liberalised\" taxi permit regime, which removes restrictions placed on the number of city taxis as well taxis with All India Tourist Permits, means \"that the demand in the market will determine how many taxis are on the road instead of arbitrary government decisions\".

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Digital knowledge management systems must be collaborative and focus on users!

15 Dec 2016
| Business Standard

The second day of the fifth edition at the International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL), organised by TERI, placed the focus on the need to create knowledge management systems that are defined by users and very collaborative to ensure that a truly \'smart future\' becomes a reality.

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TERI digital libraries conference opens with a 'knowledge' roadmap for Smart Future

14 Dec 2016
| India Education Diary

TERI inaugurated the fifth edition of the International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2016 in New Delhi on 13 December 2016. The theme of ICDL 2016 is \"Smart Future—Knowledge Trends that will Change the World\". The four-day conference is a part of TERI\'s on-going efforts to create a better world for future generations through the adoption of new digital technologies. ICDL 2016 will not only create a roadmap for a smart future, but it will also try to tell us how to prepare

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Interview with Dr Ajay Mathur: The energy intensity of the Indian economy is declining

01 Dec 2016
| Power Line

In the interview, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General of TERI and a member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, talks about the implications of India\'s climate commitments on the power sector, the strategies needed to achieve these goals and the challenges involved in meeting them.