Ongoing Projects

Educational program Barapullah Drain - India

December 15, 2021
| Environment

A school education programme to augment and sustain an extremely critical natural resource 'water' has been designed. This program will have a three-pronged approach viz, enhance knowledge, build capacity and facilitate action to increase wastewater use to meet increasing water demand for health and sanitation. This program will use innovative educational approaches to help school students (of grade 6-8, i.e. 12-15 years) which are open to experimentation and exploration of new ideas.

Environment, Climate and Water Security: Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India (WASCA)

December 11, 2021
| Climate
| Water

The primary objective of the project financed by this grant is to interpret scientific assessment of climatic typologies at national, state and pilot district level to provide evidence base for contextualizing climate adaptation measures for enhancing water security in the WASCA pilot project locations. The overall objectives are to:

Supporting energy transition of the Indian state of Goa

December 8, 2021
| Renewable Energy

The following activities in pursuit of the Grant objectives:

a. Literature review of State's current policy and regulatory framework, present status of electricity supply and demand including status on RE capacity, economic growth patterns, consumer types.

b. Study for assessing the potential of RE resources that are available to the State. 

Support the valuation of mountain forests and mangroves in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

December 4, 2021
| Forest & Biodiversity

The main objective of this project is to support a core team in the World Bank to develop a set of technical activities in order to deliver the following outputs: (i) assessment of the costs of deforestation and degradation, in the mountain forests and mangroves; and (ii) ecosystem valuation of the mountain forests, as well as the assessment of the provisioning of key ecosystem services.  

 

Research concerning cutting-edge topics in Energy and Environment Fields

December 3, 2021
| Energy Efficiency

The project focuses on carrying out research on the cutting-edge topics in energy and environment fields in India like hydrogen, biomass energy, electric vehicle, carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), etc. through secondary research and interactions with key stakeholders.

Scoping project: design of India-UK E-mobility accelerator awareness campaign

December 3, 2021
| Electricity & Fuels
| Transport

The purpose of the project is to work on a scoping project to design UK-India Electric Mobility Accelerator Awareness Campaign which can support delivery of India's ambition on adoption of electric mobility, thereby contributing to cleaner air in cities, achieving energy security and creating new jobs both in India and in the UK.

Independent monitoring of mechanized road sweeping operation

January 27, 2021
| Waste

The objective of this study will be to conduct an independent monitoring of mechanised road sweeping (MRS) operation in North Delhi Municipal Corporation area as a third party and identify gaps and deficiencies in the existing system and suggest possible corrective actions. The MRS operation audit will help in: (i) ensuring that regulatory compliances are being met; (ii) comparing current practices to benchmarks; (iii) generating baseline data and reviewing existing practices; (iv) establishing indicators and targets.

Reclamation of aluminium waste (red mud) through developing vegetation cover at Hindalco, Muri, Ranchi

January 22, 2021
| Land

Developing green cover at the red mud and convert the red mud deposits, which is inhospitable for plants, to a substrate which will allow them to grow and develop by improving its physical and physico-chemical conditions, and removing the inhibiting substances by means of low-cost additives and treatments. The specific objectives of the assignment will include: (1) Formulate and develop closer plan report on mine rehabilitation of 100 acres of area.

Scoping and needs assessment related to environmental technologies for reduction of air pollution in three selected cities

December 16, 2020
| Air

The overall objective of the consultancy services is to facilitate GIZ and the project partners to take a decision on the scope of application of environmental technologies for reduction of air pollution.

Specific objectives of the consultancy services are to:

(a) collect information on the state of affairs concerning various relevant Work Packages of the project in the three selected cities;

Consultancy services on tender documents "Demand forecasting and Energy Portfolio Management (EPM)"

November 29, 2020
| Energy

The detailed scope of work for consultancy services for demand forecasting, energy portfolio management (EPM) in BESCOM will be as follows;