Projects

Consultancy on activities to strengthen and implement activities related to energy efficiency and cooling

June 1, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Environment

The main objectives of this project are to strengthen and implement activities related to energy efficiency and cooling particularly in the following areas of work: (1) Developing Kigali implementation scenarios; (2) Advancing efficiency and low-GWP standards as part of the update of the AC standards.  

Microbial indicators of anthropogenic stress in the mangrove ecosystems of Goa

May 28, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Environment

Studies of microbial community responses to heavy metal pollution and remediation of real-world multi-metal sites has rarely been done. It is important to understand how microorganisms are affected by heavy metal pollution.

Hiring of firms for carrying out energy and resource mapping of MSME clusters in India (chemical)

May 22, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Energy Efficiency

The study focuses on mapping of MSME sub-sectors - 'Chemical' from energy perspective. It involves an in-depth study of existing energy consumption scenario and identification of opportunities for energy/resource saving.

National assessment on plastic waste management in Indian cities

May 20, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Waste

The assignment’s objectives are to: i) Conduct a comprehensive, empirical data-based analytical assessment of the mismanaged plastic waste problem, as part of municipal solid waste, in Indian cities;

Development of technologies for measuring and maintaining ecosystem services from forests

May 8, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Forest & Biodiversity

The project is aimed at development of technologies for measuring and maintaining ecosystem services from forests. In view of paucity of such studies, economic valuation of forest ecosystem services will be useful.

Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA)

May 6, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Climate science

The primary aim of the project promoted by the grant is to support EU-India collaboration on the development of modelling capacities to improve the quality of modelling tools, and integrated modelling analysis frameworks in India.

Liquid waste management of COVID19 detection lab of North East

May 5, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Waste

Thermo Fisher Scientific has initiated the establishment of COVID 19 testing facilities in hospitals of North-eastern states.

RRR: Reducing health Risks of Rising Temperatures in South Asia

May 1, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Climate science

Based on secondary meteorological data, a blog post will be developed. This blog will aim to explore the implications of the COVID-19 lockdown and the heat wave witnessed in Delhi, on the different classes of the population, in terms of their electricity consumption and their abilities to cope, during the summer of 2020.

Developing a carbon neutral resource efficient strategy for Ladakh UT

April 21, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Resource policy and governance

The overall objective of the project is to develop a climate resilient and resource efficient green development strategy for Ladakh. A strategy which supports and balances economic growth and social inclusiveness and preserves the rich ecological diversity of the region.

Traditional agriculture for sustainable development: a Satoyama approach

April 11, 2020
| Ongoing project
| Forest & Biodiversity

Appropriate land-use is the key not only to biodiversity conservation but also to sustainable development. Diverse crops were traditionally cultivated in India, which has been greatly simplified after the Green Revolution.