TERI gets nod to document Assam's unexplored traditional knowledge

21 May 2024
| The Times of India

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in collaboration with The Directorate of Indigenous and Tribal Faith and Culture, has secured govt's approval to document the unexplored traditional knowledge (TK) of Assam. The objective is to identify and replicate the most efficient traditional techniques, methodologies and best practices to ensure their continuity and preservation. The collaboration aims to conduct documentation, assessment and protection of TK in Assam.

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Workshop on Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Lifestyle held in Guwahati

20 May 2024
| Guwahati Plus

A workshop on Traditional Knowledge for a Sustainable Lifestyle was held on May 20 in Guwahati, organized by TERI-NERC, Guwahati. The event focused on promoting sustainable living through the application of traditional knowledge, drawing attention to the rich cultural heritage and biodiversity of Assam. Mr Pankaj Chakravarty, Joint Secretary of the Indigenous and Tribal Faith and Culture Department, and Director of the Directorate of Indigenous and Tribal Faith and Culture, Government of

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TERI, Chambal Launch 'Uttam Pranaam' Bio Nano Phosphorus Fertiliser

23 Apr 2024
| Outlook

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited have launched 'Uttam Pranaam', a Bio nano Phosphorus fertiliser designed to bolster self-reliance in the Indian agricultural sector. This innovative solution aligns with the PM-PRANAM programme emphasis on nano-fertilisers, driving indigenous innovation and sustainability.

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Pioneering Sustainable Agriculture for a Greener Tomorrow

20 Mar 2024
| Agriculture World

We need to keep pushing the boundaries and find solutions to arrest global warming. We must come up with innovative and smart solutions in the field of renewable energy, and agriculture, says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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Holistic Wellness Centre & Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal launched

22 Feb 2024
| The Shillong Times

On February 22, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved in Meghalaya with the inauguration of the Holistic Wellness Centre and the launch of the Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal. A Collaborative programme of Bio-Resource Development Centre, an autonomous R&D institution under Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and the Meghalaya Basin Development Agency.

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Electricity use in agriculture sector jumps to 37.1 per cent since 2009-10

25 Jan 2024
| The Economic Times

The share of direct energy use in the form of electricity in the agriculture sector in India rose from 28.75 per cent in 2009-10 to 37.1 per cent in 2019-20 of the total energy use, according to a new data yearbook by The Energy Research Institute (TERI).

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TERI joins hands with Bennet and Bernard Group to promote Aquaculture

11 May 2023
| The Times of India

Harnessing the local human and natural resources for the greater good of the society is the need of the hour. This pact with Bennet and Bernard group is the perfect example of an alliance between the knowledge and application of technology with the organic habitat. We are hopeful that this collaboration will help in not only social but also economic development of the area, says Dr Fraddry D'souza, Area Convenor, Coastal Ecology and Marine Resources Centre, The Energy Resources Institute.

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कुमाऊं वाणी कम्युनिटी रेडियो के माध्यम किसान कर रहे खेती, कृषि से जुड़ी समस्याएं हो रही कम

25 Mar 2023
| Krishi Jagran

Agriculture-related information is being given to the rural people through the Kumaon Vani Community Radio Station in Nainital, Uttarakhand, which benefits about 4 lakh people in the region. Mr Mohan Karki, Manager of Kumaon Vani radio Station says that being associated with the farmers, he goes to the villages and listens to their problems and goes to the scientists and agricultural experts of the concerned area to solve those problems and solves the problems of the farmers.

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Govt to set up nursery in Goa to supply chonak seeds

30 Jan 2023
| The Times of India

The Goa government is set to establish a sea bass nursery for reliable seed supply to increase production of Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer), commonly called 'chonak' in the state at the cost of over Rs 1 crore. TERI said that chonak is commercially cultivated in both brackish water and freshwater ponds, as well as in cages in coastal waters. In consultation with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), directorate of agriculture (South Goa), TERI has selected Durga Farm, Chinchinim. The agriculture

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The GM mustard debate

07 Dec 2022
| The Indian Express

The govt, in advocating the use of GM mustard, has cited economic and food security arguments. Critics maintain the crop can cause lasting harm to environmental and human health. According to Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, there is a constant shifting of goalposts. A certain requirement is asked to be met, and when that is done, new demands are put forward. This is an endless cycle. The fact is that GM mustard, and GM technology in general, had been put through the most robust

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TERI signs MoU with AAU for agri development, reduction of greenhouse gases

02 Dec 2022
| The Hill Times

TERI and Assam Agricultural University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on projects to improve life in the north-eastern region, develop the agriculture sector there, and reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. MoU was signed by senior director, (Administrative Services and Regional Centres) TERI, Dipankar Saharia and director, Research (Agriculture), AAU, Dr Ashok Bhattacharyya in the presence of director-general, TERI, Dr Vibha Dhawan and AAU vice chancellor Dr

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Ladies of the Land

24 Jan 2021
| The Telegraph

Manish Anand of Delhi's The Energy and Resources Institute has co-authored a paper on enhancing the role of women in agriculture and allied activities and providing them institutional support.

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