TERI in the News
Budgetary allocation to Environment Ministry up by 19 pc1 February 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 stress induced by intensive input, including water use and monoculture that can potentially result from this proposed law, TERI said in a statement.
Indore: TERI to organise 'Green Heroes' workshop11 January 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, film techniques and post-production. The workshop will be organized at Daly College on 13-14 January.
High-tech sensors to monitor low-tech cook stoves20 December 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.
Taxi guidelines will help in curbing vehicular pollution: TERI16 December 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\".
Digital knowledge management systems must be collaborative and focus on users!15 December 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.
TERI digital libraries conference opens with a 'knowledge' roadmap for Smart Future14 December 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 Futureâ€”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 ourselves for new challenges and opportunities in this transformative digital age.
Interview with Dr Ajay Mathur: The energy intensity of the Indian economy is declining1 December 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.
Discussions at Marrakesh conference of partnerships: TERI21 November 2016| Business Standard
According to TERI, the discussions at the recently concluded climate change conference at Marrakesh were of \"partnerships\" as 22 countries joined the India-led International Solar Alliance, a brainchild of Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi. The conference also looked to define climate actions that can be \"fast-forwarded\" in four years before the requirements of the Paris Agreement become operative in 2020, said TERI, while terming the summit as that of action and implementation.
White paper on wind energy on the anvil17 November 2016| The Hindu
A white paper on the wind energy sector in the country taking stock of the challenges and opportunities besides serving as a document to mobilise government support is being readied by TERI. Commissioned by the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA), the white paper, dwelling on various aspects of the sector, is likely to be released early next year. In the run-up to the preparation, the Association and the TERI recently organised a round table consultation.
Frost & Sullivan and TERI launch the Sustainability 4.0 Awards 20178 November 2016| Business Wire India
The Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2017 are organized by Frost & Sullivan and TERI, significant contributors in sustainable interventions. Their global approach toward sustainable development through knowledge, cutting-edge research, technology perspectives and innovative solutions has transformed people's lives and the environment. Through this initiative, Frost & Sullivan and TERI aspire to have more companies in the country move toward a structured sustainability program. The assessment based award program will assess organizations on all elements of sustainability like economic, social, environment, human resources, operations, supply chains etc. and provide insights on opportunities for improvements.