Contamination of Heavy Metals in India
25 Nov 2021
| Ms Vidhu Gupta
| Dr Kanhaiya Lal
| Ms Mahima Uttreja
Heavy metal pollution is a great concern for the environment and human health, especially in developing countries like India. Owing to their toxic, non-degradable and bio-accumulative nature, health burden on the population has increased significantly.
Clean fuel for cooking: Solution to achieve better air quality
05 Feb 2021
| Dr Debajit Palit
| Mr Martand Shardul
| Dr Deborshi Brahmachari
The discussion paper 'Clean Fuel for Cooking: Solution to Achieve Better Air Quality' aims to analyse and estimate the financial support that may be required to encourage Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) consumers to switch to LPG for cooking their major meals, over and above the existing subsidy and other financial incentives, as well as to identify a suitable financing strategy to support the uptake of refills without impacting the fiscal deficit of the Government of India.
Cooking with cleaner fuels in India: a strategic analysis and assessment
07 Dec 2010
| Ms Meena Sehgal
The series 'Cooking with cleaner fuels in India: a strategic analysis and assessment' is a collection of four policy briefs that carry findings emanating from a joint research by TERI and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (with support from UNICEF) on healthy cooking fuel options for India. The briefs trace the usage of different fuels in rural and urban households, health implications of using less cleaner cooking fuels, and stakeholder partnerships of governments, funding agencies, industry and consumer groups to accelerate adoption of cleaner cooking fuels.