TERI in the News
TERI to help Amravati become energy efficient3 March 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.
TERI holds outreach meetings for sustainable summit in Kolkata28 February 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 development and especially climate change.
Nalco, TERI sign MoU for sustainable rehabilitation16 February 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.
India has 10-year window to shift completely to renewable energy: TERI13 February 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-based power generation in the years prior to that.
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.