Electric Mobility Paradigm Shift: Capturing the OpportunitiesTERI & YES Bank launched a report on the opportunities in revolutionizing the transport sector with EVs

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Measures to control air pollution in urban centres of India TERI recommends a nationwide clean air mission framework

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TerraGreenSaving Vultures in India - Through Conservation Breeding Efforts

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India@ 70: Concerns and Opportunities in Waste Recycling In India

| February 23, 2018

Dr Suneel Pandey and his team discussed opportunities in waste recycling sector and the challenges of implementing the waste processing technologies in the India@70 seminar on Concerns and Opportunities in Waste Recycling In India held at TERI. The focus was on waste to energy projects and the potential markets in developing countries.

Minimum Support Price of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) and Its Sustainable Harvest: A Social Safety Measure for MFP Collectors in India

Policy brief
| February 15, 2018

Forests in India are treated primarily as social and environmental resource, and only secondarily, as commercial resource. More than 300 million people derive full or partial livelihood and sustenance need from forests. Many a times, communities are compelled to harvest forest produce unsustainably due to lack of adequate finance to meet their day to day life supporting needs. With such large population dependent on forest resources, the minor forest produce (MFP) sector is India’s largest unorganized sector.

Measures to Control Air Pollution in Urban Centres of India: Policy and Institutional framework

Policy brief
| February 9, 2018

Background and Objective Many Indian cities including New Delhi are included in the list of most polluted cities in the world (WHO 2014, Cheng et al. 2016). About 80 per cent of cities in India violate the prescribed standards of ambient air quality (CPCB 2014).

Resource efficiency in automobile sector

| February 6, 2018

A TERI intervention for wiser material usage in auto component manufacturing

What is India losing by not conserving its land?

| February 5, 2018

An assessment of the costs of land degradation in six different parts of India

Learning by example: Solar PVs in Bengaluru’s schools

| February 2, 2018

Setting up solar rooftops in educational institutions of the city

The E-rickshaw story: Was the advent of electric mobility in India planned

| February 1, 2018

Long before the Government of India announced its intention to have an all-electric fleet by 2030; a three-wheeled retrofitted battery rickshaw was taking the Indian cities by storm. In 2016, in Delhi alone, the number of electric rickshaws plying on the roads was over 1,00,000.

Watershed management and development

| January 31, 2018

The primary cause for poverty and marginalization in rainfed rural areas is low crop and livestock productivity coupled with deterioration in the quality of land and other natural resources. Therefore, any attempt aimed at rural development and poverty alleviation has to address the issues related to conservation and management of natural resources and improving the productivity of land through different land management practices. This requires multidimensional, inter-sectoral and comprehensive efforts in an integrated approach.

Turning plastic on its head

| January 29, 2018

Resource Efficient Technologies in SRC has been working on making plastic environment-friendly The resource efficient technologies (RET) group in SRC focuses mainly on the development of environment-friendly plastics with a special emphasis on biomaterials, using naturally available renewable resources. The group works on the following thrust areas to be able to come up with ways to meet the challenge of consumption and disposal of the seemingly indestructible material.