Opinion

Getting investment activity buzzing again

10 Jul 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Restoring the financial sector to good health may alone not be sufficient for creating the virtuous cycle of rising investments, exports and growth. Creative sectoral policy interventions could be decisive in turning hopes into reality, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

From Electric Vehicles Subsidy to Ending Crop Burning, How Budget Can Help Clean India's Apocalyptic Air

04 Jul 2019 |
Mr Sumit Sharma
| News 18

Union Budget 2019 is expected to highlight the government's intent on reviving growth. However, failure to urgently act on air pollution can derail these efforts by jeopardising public health, agricultural productivity, and sustainable development, says Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

As Clock Ticks on Water Emergency, a Four-Pronged Efficiency Plan Can Help Tackle the Crisis

03 Jul 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| News 18

What is needed to cope with the water crisis is a comprehensive strategy and a roadmap for implementation including feasible measures that need to yield significant results as soon as possible, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

A transformative change needed

02 Jul 2019 |
Mr Shri Prakash
| The Pioneer

A major policy thrust towards the development of low-carbon transport technologies is essential to overcome the problem of air pollution, says Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Collaborative Solutions for Promoting Environment Ethos in Schools and Society

01 Jul 2019 |
Ms Livleen K Kahlon
| Director Today

In order to make a meaningful change in society we need to systematically orient children and youth towards an environment friendly behaviour, says Ms Livleen K Kahlon, Associate Director, Environmental Education and Awareness Division, TERI.

Enhancing prosperity through resource efficiency in India

18 Jun 2019 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| Down to Earth

We need to enhance resource efficiency and promote the use of secondary raw materials as a strategy to minimise the potential trade-off between growth and sustainability, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI

Managing India’s waste key to energy, climate benefits

18 Jun 2019 |
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Deccan Herald

Maximising resource recovery from waste, both material and energy, along with proper disposal will not only ensure proper management but also reduce GHG emissions, say Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

Lessons from China in industrial revival

11 Jun 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Unlike China, India did not appreciate the centrality of the State in creating a globally competitive manufacturing sector, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

High time States set up water regulators

04 Jun 2019 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Hindu Business Line

They should regulate tariffs for agriculture, industry and households, settle disputes, and ensure equitable and quality access, says Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.