Promotion of clean energy technology initiatives in the Indian sub-continent, OPET

May 1, 2001 to June 23, 2002
| Completed Project

@ Act as an associate member of the OPET (Organizations for the Promotion of Clean Energy Technologies) network @ Focus on RETs (renewable energy technologies), energy-efficient technologies and innovation in industrial units (small and medium enterprises), and clean power generation

Action plan for reducing vehicular emissions

April 21, 2001 to September 30, 2002
| Completed Project

@ Collate and disseminate information on policies and actions that can reduce vehicular emissions @ Share experience between countries in the region @ Assist selected countries to develop action plans for reducing vehicular emissions @ Identify opportunities for public and private sector investments and actions for implementing such action plan

Preparation of 'MEDA 2012' perspective plan

April 10, 2001 to June 26, 2002
| Completed Project

Review of past and on-going work on urban air quality in India

April 4, 2001 to August 31, 2001
| Completed Project

Vulnerability and adaptation in Indian Agriculture within the context of economic changes

April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2004
| Completed Project

@ Explore the combined impacts of climate change and economic changes on Indian agriculture @ Identify highly vulnerable areas and key economic factors that influence agricultural vulnerability in these areas @ Assess domestic policies that might enhance or constrain the ability of the farmers to cope with the consequent changes

Development of acidic-sludge-degrading bacterial consortium

April 1, 2001 to April 30, 2003
| Completed Project

This project included the following activities: 1/ Develop acidic-sludge-degrading bacterial consortium; 2/ Select most efficient bacterial strains; 3/ Identify intermediate metabolic products arisen during degradation of acidic-alkane compounds.