Projects

Engineering the Nodulation Signaling Pathway in Rice Plant

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Agriculture

The study aims to engineer Nod signal perception mechanism in rice plant for the development of nitrogen-fixing symbiosis to enable it to synthesize its own nitrogen fertilizer for its growth.

Ecological baseline assessment and biodiversity mapping of coastal ecosystem

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project

A project supported by GIZ assesses the ecological baseline of the coastal marine protected area – the Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Chorao, Goa. The broad objectives of this project is conducting review and suggest participatory management of the Island estuarine ecosystem and to conduct baseline assessment of ecological status of the marine protected area.

Development of Molecular Tools For Detecting Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi In The Environment

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Agriculture

The principal objective of this project is to develop molecular markers for identification of commercially important AMF isolates.

Project STARs: Sustainable Tracking, Action and Reporting in Schools

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project

Project STARs - a pioneering ESD project in the state of Goa explored the principles of sustainable development through the adoption of the 3C sustainable school concept. It was a three year project (2013-2016) jointly implemented by the Dempo Group of Companies, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) across 10 schools in Goa.

Life cycle assessment of Hot Mix and Cold Mix technologies for Construction and Maintenance of Rural Roads

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Transport | Environment | Habitat

The project aims to study these hot mix and CRRI-Bitchem cold mix technology applications for rural road construction and maintenance works in India in order to estimate and compare their life cycle cost, energy consumption, GHG and criteria pollutants generation, material consumption, impacts on safety and health of construction workers and population, road maintenance requirements, and projec

TERI-KAS Background Study on Marine Resources

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Resource Efficiency & Security

Conducting a background study on 'Reforming Global Architecture of Marine Resource Security: An Indian Perspective'

Studying the urban Indian mobility to Indian mitigate emissions

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Transport | Habitat

The objective of the study is to assess, how additional investment in mass public transportation and demand management policies related to vehicle ownership etc , can help Indian cities mitigate CO2 emissions.

Switching to a sustainable auto-rickshaw system: triggering sustainable lifestyles and poverty reduction in urban India

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Transport | Habitat | Cities

Switching to a sustainable auto-rickshaw system: Triggering sustainable lifestyles and poverty reduction in urban India- The project aims to promote sustainable consumption, the objective of the project is to provide integrated solutions based on three principles namely access to financial social services, alternative sources of revenue and clean tech for auto rickshaws thus propelling consumer

Influence of clouds and atmospheric aerosols on solar radiations - India and Finland

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project
| Energy | Renewable Energy

The project aims to improve information on the behaviour of solar radiation and how it translates into electricity production. The main scientific objectives of the proposed research are 1.Getting a better understanding atmospheric aerosols in India, in particular their wavelength-dependent absorption of solar radiation 2.

Biodiversity for food security

December 27, 2017
| Ongoing project

To improve food security and natural resource-use efficiency in a hilly through the application of biotechnology and reintroduction of traditional crops and practices.