Ongoing Projects

Decarbonisation of iron and steel sectors

January 30, 2020
| Energy

TERI suggests that it is possible to put the steel sector on a pathway to reduce emissions to near zero levels soon after 2050, making India the first country to industrialise while decarbonising its steel production.

Rethink Plastic: UNEP-TERI joint initiative in Mumbai region

November 15, 2019
| Waste

Known for its rich marine biodiversity, South and Southeast Asia are becoming hotspots of plastic leakage. Regional coordination and collaboration are critical for managing plastic waste, both on land and in water. Some of the largest rivers in the region—Ganges, Indus, and Mekong—carry uncollected waste from cities to the oceans.

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.

BEE-NER -Capacity building of Discoms

January 10, 2019
| Electricity & Fuels

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has commenced a programme for capacity building of Distribution Companies (Discoms). This programme will help in integration of BEE activities with activities managed by the Discoms for Demand Side Management (DSM).

The objective of the project is building capacity of Discoms to carry out load management programme, developing DSM action plan and implementing DSM activities in their respective areas.

The activities under the project include -

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.