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TERI celebrates 50th Anniversary, sets stage for next-gen sustainable development

19 Jun 2024
| ET Energyworld

TERI celebrated its 50th anniversary on June 18, 2024, highlighting its half-century commitment to sustainable development, environmental research, and resource management.

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TERI marks 50 years of pioneering environmental excellence and innovation

19 Jun 2024
| Business Standard

The day-long event highlighted TERI's five decades of pioneering work in sustainable development, environmental research, and resource management, marking a significant milestone and setting the stage for growth for the next 50 years.

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Delhi Pollution: ... So this is the reason for 65 percent pollution in Delhi, what are the options to improve it (Dr Dhawan's interview on air pollution with Dainik Jagran)

16 Jun 2024
| Jagran

In an interview, Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director-General of TERI, says that every year 65% of pollution comes from sources located outside Delhi, mainly from the neighboring states of Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. A regional approach is needed to deal with this issue.

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New govt in place, TERI comes up with 100-day environment agenda

16 Jun 2024
| The Times of India

TERI has put forward a 100-day green agenda for central govt. The 10-point plan covers a range of crucial environmental issues, aiming to steer towards a sustainable future.

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You should be able to walk to metro within 500 metres anywhere in Delhi: DMRC MD Vikas Kumar

15 Jun 2024
| The Times of India

From a survey carried out by TERI, it can be noted that the latest figure for 2023 shows that around 597361 vehicles have gone off the roads daily in Delhi-NCR due to the metro. The number of two-wheelers has increased after the pandemic.

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TERI's 100-day Green Agenda for the New Government

06 Jun 2024
| Krishak Jagat

On the World Environment Day 2024, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), which has been at the forefront of advocating and supporting various environmental initiatives has compiled inputs for a 100-day green agenda for the new government. By placing a strong emphasis on various factors of the environment, the new government can set the wheels of the Indian economy in motion towards a sustainable and resilient future says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI. She emphasized the

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Nepal's honey gatherers say fewer hives threaten tradition

05 Jun 2024
| Reuters

Global studies show that a temperature rise of even one degree affects the growth of bees, the availability of their food and cross pollination of plants, said Ms Suruchi Bhadwal, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Research showed climate change was disrupting the food chains for bees and the flowering of plants, affecting populations of both across the world, added Ms Bhadwal.

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Amid rising mercury, green constructions gain traction

03 Jun 2024
| Hindustan Times

When it comes to mandates, states have been slow to notify and mandate Union government guidelines such as Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC). For example, in Uttar Pradesh, buildings with a four-star rating from GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment, a rating system developed by TERI) are given an additional floor area ratio of 25%. Similar incentives related to additional FSI (Floor Space Index or maximum permissible floor area relative to the plot size) are given by

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Delhi-NCR Pollution: Now if pollution is spread, then there will be a heavy fine; Heavy fine will be imposed for spreading pollution in Delhi NCR six member committee formed

03 Jun 2024
| Dainik Jagran

The factors of air pollution in the National Capital Region will now be monitored more strictly. There will also be strict action against those who violate the rules, including imposing fines and issuing closure notices. The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has constituted an Enforcement Task Force (ACT) for this. This task force has become effective with immediate effect. Details of members of the six-member task force; 1. Dr. N.P. Shukla, Technical Member & Acting President

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UN ranked it among top 10 projects: Experts laud Namami Gange initiative

31 May 2024
| ANI

Experts have lauded the initiatives under the Namami Gange programme aimed at rejuvenating the Ganga River in Varanasi. The programme has made significant strides in connecting people with the river and improving water quality through various measures. Dr Nupur Bahadur, Associate Director at TERI, stressed the importance of continuity in river cleaning programs. She said this programme has undertaken numerous innovative approaches. Overall, the success of all the programs thus far has been

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A legacy still cherished, even as potters in Khurja shift to modern kilns to shape clay

24 May 2024
| Press Institute of India

Mr Prosanto Pal, Associate Director of the Industrial Energy Efficiency Division at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), notes the environmental benefits of Khurja's shift to natural gas, highlighting its minimal impact on the local environment. As the pottery sector is energy-intensive, the fuel used in the sector has a bearing on the local industry. However, he cautions against viewing this transition as the ultimate solution, pointing out the scarcity of natural gas resources.

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Pine needle power projects to check Uttarakhand forest fires prove to be inadequate

24 May 2024
| The Hindu

Despite the potential, there are many challenges on the ground in Uttarakhand's forests that result in only a miniscule proportion of the available pine needles being collected. Experts have said despite the potential, there are many challenges on the ground in Uttarakhand's forests that result in only a miniscule proportion of the available pine needles being collected. Mr Yogesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said the steep forest slopes, attacks by wild

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