Sustainable tourism development in the Darjeeling Hill Area

January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001
| Completed Project

@ Assess the likely impact on tourism of the local environment and vice versa so as to recommend concrete and specific measures that need to be taken for the sustainable development of tourism in the area, with the focus on urban transport, water supply and sanitation, solid waste, construction activities, biodiversity and forestry, and railways

On-site bioremediation at ONGC Dhansiri Valley Project at Jorhat

November 1, 2000 to June 22, 2001
| Completed Project

@ Carry out on-site treatment of oily sludge using Oilzapper

Solving the CDM maze for renewable energy technologies in India

October 1, 2000 to January 31, 2002
| Completed Project

@ Provide policy makers and potential investors in the UK and India with a set of comprehensive guidelines for assessing additionality and establishing baselines for CDM projects in the renewable energy sector in India

Poverty reduction through energy projects

September 25, 2000 to July 9, 2001
| Completed Project

- Develop a detailed evaluation framework to identify and assess the direct and indirect impacts of energy projects on poverty reduction - Review country assistance plans and suggest alternative and specific areas that can have greater impact on poverty reduction

Energy Audit Study at Palmprint Textiles (India) Ltd.

September 1, 2000 to January 31, 2001
| Completed Project

To carry out a detailed performance evaluation of various equipments in a view to identigy areas for energy conservation, quantity of the extent of energy saving by performance improvement and to recommend various technically sound and economically viable measurements to improve and use efficiency.

Analytical support in preparation of first national communication of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) member countries

August 11, 2000 to November 30, 2000
| Completed Project

1. Review the applicability of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change methodology for the preparation of national greenhouse gas inventories to OPEC member countries 2. Address several important issues for the preparation of the first national communications of OPEC countries (e.g.

Biparental mating and establishment of dihaploid culture for quality improvement in B. juncea

August 1, 2000 to June 1, 2006
| Completed Project

The main objectives of this project are (1) to identify promising low erucic acid/low glucosinolate/double low lines of Brassica juncea in advanced generations, (2) to perform bi-parental mating of selected lines, and (3) to establish anther culture or microspore culture for production of doubled haploids.

Energy conservation study at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu

July 31, 2000 to October 31, 2000
| Completed Project


July 27, 2000 to August 31, 2005
| Completed Project

@ Produce an audio-visual series on issues related to energy, environment, and sustainable development @ Showcase success stories and initiatives that have made sustainable contribution towards improving the quality of life @ Influence the policy makers, industry personnel, and individuals to take action towards achieving sustainable development

Documentation of Punjab's biodiversity

July 18, 2000 to January 25, 2002
| Completed Project

@ Prepare a detailed profile of Punjab's biodiversity @ Document faunal/floristic diversity, including genetic significance, ecosystems, habitats, and wild relatives of domesticated and cultivated species @ Determine status and distribution of key species that need to be conserved