Ongoing Projects

India prepares to host UN conference to curb land degradation

July 12, 2019
| Land

Around 147 million hectares in India is undergoing some form of degradation. India needs sustainable management of land, forest, and water.

Independent assessment of waste management in municipal corporations of Delhi

June 16, 2019
| Waste

A waste-to-energy (WTE) plant is a concept that is now being widely considered, which uses the segregated waste in order to generate energy for example biogas through bio-methanation, or electricity through incineration.

Green Olympiad 2019

April 1, 2019
| Environment

The Environment Education and Awareness (EEA) Area in TERI conducted GREEN Olympiad 2019 in schools across India and select countries. Schools operational under CBSE in Nepal, Singapore, Indonesia, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Turkey participated in the Olympiad. The examination was held on two dates- 18 September 2019 and 16 October 2019.

TERI Coastal Education Hub

February 25, 2019
| Land

Coastal wetland carries a wide variety of marine biodiversity (flora and fauna) which needs to be conserved.

Creating an integrated resource efficiency policy for India - with public input

January 27, 2019
| Resource Efficiency & Security

TERI prepared the 'Reference Document towards Developing an Integrated Resource Efficiency Policy for India' in consultation with the Resource Efficiency Cell of the MoEFCC

Shifting to cycling can result in an annual savings of up to 1.6% of India’s GDP

January 11, 2019
| Transport

Cycling is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation. It has numerous benefits in the form of zero dependence on fossil fuels, zero emissions and pollution, health benefits from increased physical activity, besides being an affordable means of mobility for low-income households.

Coalition for Agricultural Profi­tability and Sustainability

December 28, 2018
| Agriculture

The Coalition for Agricultural Profitability and Sustainability (CAPS) acts as a platform to bring together key stakeholders from the agricultural sector. The aim is to enable transition to a profi­table and sustainable agricultural system that also addresses concerns about nutrition and its impacts on health.

Indian Solar Market Aggregation for Rooftops

December 1, 2018
| Renewable Energy

The Indian Solar Market Aggregation for Rooftops (I-SMART) programme is a GIZ and MNRE supported initiative aimed at promoting the rooftop solar market across India to contribute to national policy goals. I-SMART is operating in Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir through targeted outreach and awareness campaigns and technical assistance support to DISCOMs and State Nodal Agencies (SNAs).