Universal Energy Access and Saubhagya Scheme

30 Apr 2018 |
Mr Debajit Palit
| Akshay Urja Vol. 11(3-5)

The Government of India's target date and IEA estimated date for achieving universal access in India is almost the same which further points out that the Saubhagya objective is achievable within the coming 2 years, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Rural Energy and Livelihood Division, TERI.

Rid of non-performance anxiety

28 Apr 2018 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Economic Times

Banks need to get out of today's siege syndrome and start lending with confidence, backed by due diligence, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI.

The welfare effects of rural electrification

19 Apr 2018 |
Mr Saswata Chaudhury
| Mint

Rural electrification will not only help improve education, health and connectivity but will also enable India meet its climate change commitments, say Mr Saswata Chaudhury, Fellow, Integrated Assessments & Modelling Division and Ms Bhawna Tyagi, former research associate, TERI.

What nations are doing to stem flow

17 Apr 2018 |
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Asian Age

Concerted action in the form of a $5 billion annual spending on waste management could trigger revamp packaging systems, and let the ocean thrive, says Dr Suneel Pandey, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.

Green funds will help make the benefits of clean energy a reality for India

11 Apr 2018 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| The Hindustan Times

Green funds, as they have internationally, can help bridge the gap between the goals of private finance and public funding, help build a prosperous low-carbon economy in India, and finance the future of our planet, say Dr Frances Beinecke, Trustee, Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund and Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI.

Alternate solutions to our water woes

23 Mar 2018 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Statesman

In addition to conventional water solutions, nature-based solutions to India's water problems should be undertaken for more comprehensively addressing the 21st century's water woes, says Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Expand the horizons of India's solar story

22 Mar 2018 |
Amit Kumar
| The Hindustan Times

For the Indian solar narrative to go beyond catching the eye, it has to be perceived as built around a robust and inclusive framework, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Powering industry 4.0

19 Mar 2018 |
Amit Kumar
| The Financial Express

Industry 4.0 and energy transition from fossil-fuel based to renewables-based, are mutually complementary, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Changing health climate through better nutrition

07 Mar 2018 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
Ms Meena Sehgal
| The Pioneer

Upping public health parameters requires putting in place a nutrition security system. This can be achieved through climate-sensitive farming and cultivating high-yielding crops, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General; Dr Meena Sehgal, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI and Dr Rakesh Tuli,  former Director, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute.

Preserve natural resources, promote farming

01 Mar 2018 |
Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
| The Tribune

To address the agrarian crisis, sustainable management of natural resources is important. Our agro-ecosystems face serious degradation or mismanagement of soil, water, forest and biodiversity resources, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.