Policy and Technology Perspectives in India

20 Oct 2021 | Mr Pankaj Batra

Innovation and technology have the potential to transform the electricity sector. Digitalization has had a major impact in the power system operation. Termed as 'smart grid', it brought in efficiency and optimization at the generation, transmission, and distribution levels. In this article, Pankaj Batra discusses how digitalization can help distribution system operators and suggests that the technology needs to be placed at the hands of the distribution system operator so that the problems can be rectified and streamlined.

पराली प्रदूषण - सटीक नीति से होगा हल

07 Oct 2021

- उपयुक्त कम पानी वाली फसलों को बढ़ावा देकर धान की अंधाधुंध खेती पर लगाम लगाई जा सकती है - धान की ऐसी प्रजातियों को प्रोत्साहित करें जो समय और पानी दोनों कम लेती हैं - ऐसी कंबाइन हार्वेस्टर मशीनें विकसित की जाएं जो धान निकालते वक्त पराली भी खेत से हटा लें तो पराली किसानों के लिए अतिरिक्त आय का साधन हो सकता है

India's Tryst with Natural Disasters - Environmental Laws Should Be Strictly Implemented

07 Oct 2021 | Dr Rina Mukherji

In the first few decades since Independence, disaster response in India was traditionally concerned with relief and rehabilitation during the post-disaster period. It was only following the 1999 Odisha super cyclone and the 2001 Bhuj earthquake that disaster management in India came into maturity. In this article, Dr Rina Mukherji traces the growth of disaster response and its evolution in India, over the years.

गुरुग्राम के सिकुड़ते तालाबों के लिए बहुआयामी दृष्टिकोण ज़रूरी

29 Sep 2021

2025 तक गुरुग्राम की पानी की आवश्यकता 874.3 मिलियन लीटर प्रतिदिन तक पहुंच सकती है और ये आवश्यकता 2007 की तुलना में लगभग तीन गुना अधिक है। पानी की ज़रूरत बढ़ेगी लेकिन साथ ही खबर ये भी है कि इस शहर के जल निकाय खतरनाक स्तर पर सिकुड़ रहे हैं। इसके कारण कई हैं, जैसे - बिल्डरों के अतिक्रमण, सीवेज की डंपिंग, गाद और निर्माण कचरा और इसकी वजह से 55.2 (2007 में) किमी2 से 2025 तक जल निकाय 0.42 किमी2 तक सिकुड़ने का अनुमान है।

कोविड-19 के दौरान सीएसआर: अनुभव और सीख

13 Sep 2021

सीएसआर हस्तक्षेपों ने कोविड-19 महामारी के दौरान समाज के कमजोर वर्गों को सहायता प्रदान करने में उपयुक्त मॉडल के रूप में कार्य किया है

India can become a leading hydrogen export hub: Cristian Valdes Carter, Director, Innovation Norway said at TERI’s technical session at the International Climate Summit 2021

10 Sep 2021

TERI organised four virtual technical sessions on 'Powering India's Hydrogen Ecosystem' at the International Climate Summit 2021 where discussions focused on the scope, potential, and policy and regulatory impetus needed to boost green hydrogen application in India.

Skilling the Youth Ecosystem: Can It Be an Antidote to Society's Overstretched Job Scenario?

10 Sep 2021

International Youth Day is celebrated annually on August 12 to bring youth issues to the focus of the international community and to celebrate the potential of youth as active partners in the global society. In this article, Dr Livleen K Kahlon expounds on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and feels that we need to act now to catch the 'potential workforce' at an early age and equip them with soft skills and technical expertise so that once they step out of their formal education stage they are able to earn their living.

Bioplastics - A Sustainable Solution to our Plastic Waste Problem

07 Sep 2021

Environmental pollution due to commercial plastic waste mismanagement has been compounding, making it crucial to find an alternative. The article highlights TERI's bioplastic research and how bio and bio-based plastics could act as a sustainable alternative to conventional plastics.

CSR during COVID-19: Experience and learnings

03 Sep 2021

CSR interventions have served as appropriate models of providing aid to vulnerable sections of society during the COVID-19 pandemic