Press Release

TERI develops sustainable pathway to light up 10 million lives in rural India by 2018

11 Apr 2016

In continuation of its efforts and commitment towards providing clean lighting solutions in rural regions of the country and beyond, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), under its flagship project 'Lighting a Billion Lives' (LaBL), today deliberated on developing pathways and measures to light up 10 million lives by 2018 at its first Convention 2016, which was jointly organised by TERI with DFID and Smart Villages.

TERI Press launches new title on alternative energy in transport: 'Green Transport'

22 Mar 2016

At the launch of a new book title "Green Transport" published by TERI Press, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI, said, "Transportation is not only important in how we deal with the world but also how the world deals with us. Each transport decision has to be made wisely. We hope that this will create the desired impact in society, particularly in children."

Suresh Prabhu interacts with student delegation from Stanford University with TERI North America

22 Mar 2016

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways yesterday met a delegation of students of International Policy Studies Program from Stanford University, along with Ms Kathleen Stephens, former U.S. Ambassador to India and Republic of Korea, facilitated by TERI North America.

TERI Releases Annual Publication on Energy and Environment

22 Mar 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) released the Thirtieth Edition of its annual publication on energy and environment - TERI Energy and Environment Data Diary and Yearbook 2015/16 (TEDDY). Complimenting TERI for bringing out the publication, Shri K.D. Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas said, "Energy security and environmental sustainability are two key dimensions that need consideration by policymakers and industry alike. Sustained review of all the relevant data and analysis is imperative for informed policy making.

TERI brings together stakeholders to discuss solutions to meeting India's INDCs

14 Mar 2016

At a high-level consultation organized today by TERI the way forward in implementing India's INDCs, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI said that "collective action is needed for just climate action".

Budget 2016/17: An analysis from the lens of sustainable development

29 Feb 2016

Union Budget 2016/17 made a clear shift in emphasis from manufacturing-based economic growth to rural development with a focus on farmers and the vulnerable.

A Note on the Railway Budget

25 Feb 2016

The Railway Budget this year, which retains its continued emphasis this year again on renewed investments, is a welcome step in the right direction. The investment announcement of Rs. 1.21 lakh crore made possible through a mix innovative methods such as and its implementation through joint ventures with states and development of new frameworks for PPP for capacity additions comes at a time when expenditures for railways haven’t seen any recent recessions.

Pan-India GRIHA rated commercial, residential projects felicitated at GRIHA Summit

19 Feb 2016

Chairman of TERI Governing Council, Ashok Chawla awarded three projects with 5-star ratings and two others with 4-star ratings; and three IITs.

'Out of 100,000 MW solar power, 40,000 MW will be in the form of rooftop solar power - Dr A K Tripathi, Director, MNRE at 7th GRIHA Summit

18 Feb 2016

Congratulating the GRIHA team for creating a "100% indigenous green building rating system", at the inaugural session of the 7th GRIHA Summit, Dr. A. K. Tripathi, Director, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, said, "Out of the 100,000 MW solar power, 40,000 MW will be in the form of rooftop solar power, which translates fully into the building stock, which directly relates to green buildings.

TERI Brings Greater Transparency at Workplace

15 Feb 2016

Shri Ashok Chawla, Chairman, TERI Governing Council, and Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI, addressed colleagues and reiterated their strong emphasis on ensuring that TERI is an organisation where people look forward to come to work every day and deliver their best. "We want to ensure that the workplace concerns of all employees are heard and addressed in a manner that respects them and helps the Institute to develop robust and transparent processes," said Mr. Chawla. In order to facilitate this process, they announced that Dr.