India prepares to host UN conference to curb land degradation

July 12, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Land

Around 147 million hectares in India is undergoing some form of degradation. India needs sustainable management of land, forest, and water.

Initiatives with NEDO in energy domain during 2019-2020

July 10, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Energy | Renewable Energy

This study will cover the following two topics: (1) Studies on Indian Government Policy: The aim of the proposed study is to monitor the policy level changes and initiatives in renewable energies and advanced industrial technologies, to provide a clear picture of how India is progressing towards its objectives of promoting cleaner energy sources.

Technical Assistance During Implementation of a Line of Credit for Energy Efficiency Measures

July 1, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Energy Efficiency | Energy

The overall objectives of the project are: (1) Reduction of energy efficiency, energy savings and reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector; (2) Promoting the use of energy efficiency and climate friendly cooling and refrigeration equipment; (3) Strengthening the capacity of SIDBI to sustainabl

IKI-Strengthen national climate policy implementation: Comparative empirical learning & creating linkage to climate finance

July 1, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Climate science

The project intends to study means for enhancing NDC implementation and raising ambition. The project is essentially designed to support those tasked with planning and implementation of NDCs; and related policy and finance instruments.

Independent assessment of waste management in municipal corporations of Delhi

June 16, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Waste

A waste-to-energy (WTE) plant is a concept that is now being widely considered, which uses the segregated waste in order to generate energy for example biogas through b

Green Olympiad 2019

April 1, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Environment

The Environment Education and Awareness (EEA) Area in TERI conducted GREEN Olympiad 2019 in schools across India and select countries. Schools operational under CBSE in Nepal, Singapore, Indonesia, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Turkey participated in the Olympiad.

TERI Coastal Education Hub

February 25, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Land

Coastal wetland carries a wide variety of marine biodiversity (flora and fauna) which needs to be conserved.

Creating an integrated resource efficiency policy for India - with public input

January 27, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Resource Efficiency & Security

TERI prepared the 'Reference Document towards Developing an Integrated Resource Efficiency Policy for India' in consultation with the Resource Efficiency Cell of the MoEFCC

Water Resource Management through Spring and Catchment Rejuvenation in Uttarakhand for Improving Water Security

January 21, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Climate | Environment | Water

Himalayan glaciers and rivers, address the water need of people of the Himalayan states and India as a whole. However, despite the state's multiple water reserves, many districts of Uttarakhand face acute water scarcity. Springs of Himalaya are drying up or turning from perennial to seasonal.

Shifting to cycling can result in an annual savings of up to 1.6% of India’s GDP

January 11, 2019
| Ongoing project
| Transport

Cycling is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation.