To develop and recommend policy frameworks for a just transition to a clean energy future in India

August 1, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Energy

With the advent of clean energy technologies a special emphasis on decarbonisation due to net zero commitments, it is highly likely that coal will phase out in the long term from many regions in India. Considered as engine to growth, it forms the economic backbone of the regions in which it is mined.

Opportunities, Risks and Governance for Deep Sea Mining in the Indo Pacific - Research Study and Virtual Round Table

July 1, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Environment

The purpose of this Grant is to support The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to undertake its proposed Research Study and Virtual Round Table on the ‘Opportunities, Risks and Governance for Deep Sea Mining in the Indo Pacific’. This supports Australia’s involvement in India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI).

Opportunities, Risks and Governance for Deep Sea Mining in the Indo Pacific

July 1, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Water

Mineral resources in the Indo-Pacific represent a substantial opportunity to provide the materials required for economic development and the specialist minerals need for the energy transition. Licenses to extract minerals from Deep Sea Mining (DSM) to realise this opportunity are starting to be awarded in the Indo-Pacific.

Preparation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Policy on nomination basis

June 29, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Environment

Solid waste management (SWM) has become an issue of immediate importance in Goa, which is rapidly urbanizing. Many factors, such as waste amount and composition, awareness and attitudes of stakeholders, access to collection, institutions and legislations in place; that vary from place to place must be considered in the design of a SWM system.

Rehabilitation and Closure plan for converting redmud dump

June 28, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Land

The objective of this project is to develop green cover, in order to reduce mud erosion and windblown dust during the summer season. The specific objectives are to: 1. Ensure that the green belt restoration, helps in filtering out the rainwater, thereby improving the water quality (pH neutral).

Strengthening Clean Air Action Plans

June 22, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Air

The project is primarily intended to strengthen the clean air action plan developed for three non-attainment cities in India, namely Surat, Pune and Nagpur. The following are the major objectives to achieve this 1.       Assessment of methods and procedures followed in the development of the action plans prepared in the three cities

Changemakers for Climate Action

June 21, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Environment

As the novel coronavirus continues to impact lives, threats posed by biological organisms cannot be taken lightly anymore. With studies on COVID-19 suggesting that it has a zoonotic source, consequences of climate change are likely to create many more similar environmental and health hazards in the future.

Selected brick kilns in Palwal District, Haryana

June 16, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Climate

Building infrastructure in India is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.6% per year between 2005 and 2030. The building stock is expected to multiply five times during this period, resulting in a continuous increase in demand for brick and other building materials.

Collection of Municipal Solid Waste and its Management

June 15, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Waste

The overall objective of the study is to determine the current status of MSWM in South Asian countries (with emphasis on China), which includes the end-of-life value chain of primary waste collection, transport, secondary storage, treatment and disposal, mapping of associated waste generators (such as households, commercial/markets and institutional establishmen

Developing voluntary carbon market project for Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR), Kerala

June 9, 2021
| Ongoing project
| Forest & Biodiversity

The main objective of project is "To Develop Voluntary carbon market project in Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) in India" with the sub-objectives mentioned below:  A. Baseline preparation on socio-economic status and livelihood of communities in and around Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR), Kerala.