Projects

Development of future climate projections for Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy river basin

March 7, 2022
| Ongoing project
| Climate

The objective of the proposed study is to understand and assess the present and future climate variability over Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy River Basin,

EV planning and capacity assessment

February 14, 2022
| Ongoing project
| Transport

The main objectives of this project are:

To understand the current status and readiness of cities towards EV ecosystem planning;

To explore the institutional, operational and financial capacities of cities for EV planning and deployment.

Assess the Cost of Rangeland Degradation, Deforestation, and Desertification in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

January 27, 2022
| Ongoing project
| Forest & Biodiversity

The overall objective of this project is to support the World Bank to develop a set of technical activities to deliver the following outputs to MEWA (Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture), Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:  (i) assessment of the costs of rangeland degradation and desertification; and 

B-EPICC- Brazil East ​Africa Peru India Climate Capacities Strengthening Resilience against Climate Change

January 1, 2022
| Ongoing project
| Climate

The overall purpose of this project is to improve regional, national, and local resilience to disruptive weather events and climate change consequences in five partner countries: Ethiopia, India, Peru, Tanzania, and Brazil

Real-Time Source Apportionment and Forecasting for Advance Air Pollution Management in Delhi

December 30, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Air

Develop annual and two seasons (winter and summer) Emission Inventory (EI) for the base year 2021 of all sources including non-point and biogenic and natural sources for the entire NCR (National Capital Region) for air quality management including air quality modelling, forecasting, source apportionment and policy decisions.

Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Implementing Solar Irrigation Sustainably

December 15, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Energy

The project aims to provide states with technical support on the implementation of PM KUSUM scheme across its three components. This comprises developing 10,000 MW of grid-connected solar power plants (component A), installation of 17.5 lakhs stand-alone solar pumps (component B) and solarizing 10 lakh grid connected agriculture pumps (component C).

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

December 11, 2021
| Ongoing project
| 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
| Ongoing project
| 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.

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

December 4, 2021
| Ongoing project
| 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 ec

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

December 3, 2021
| Ongoing project
| 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.