06 Aug 2020
The discussion paper 'A Fiscally Responsible Green Stimulus' has proposals for a stimulus package to revive the economy hit by Covid19, through demand-side interventions instead of subsidies As the economy tries to get back on track, the paper explores ideas that can create economic demand and jobs, and result in substantial private investment primarily through policy and regulatory interventions
06 Aug 2020
Nanobiotechnology applications in food production and agriculture have a lot of potential. However, India did not have adequate guidelines to regulate the same. Until now.
04 Aug 2020
| Mr Gaurav Phore
The higher penetration of super energy-efficient 5-star ACs in India helps in achieving lower electricity consumption, lower peak demand, reduced energy bills, and lower carbon footprints.
14 Jul 2020
| Ms Anoushka Khatri
The strategy paper for Goa presents an overall state-level action plan to mainstream resource efficiency and circular economy and foster sustainable management of resources in the state.
18 Jun 2020
In Chennai, auto rickshaws constitute 40% of all transport vehicles and 58% of passenger transport vehicles. The share of auto-rickshaws has increased from practically zero in 1970 to over 6% in 2008.
05 Jun 2020
Indian industry and government should work together to develop a hydrogen economy under an ambitious 'Hydrogen Mission' to maximise the benefits for India and accelerate the energy transition.
26 May 2020
| Dr Rita Pandey
India's economic recovery post the COVID-19 crisis should use fiscal instruments to create an inclusive and green economy that also helps India achieve the global sustainable development goals (SDGs)
26 May 2020
The paper looks at enhancing the role of women in agriculture and allied activities and providing institutional support
17 May 2020
The urban transportation landscape is likely to undergo significant changes due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Increased risks associated with crowded places combined with social distancing measures in public and shared transport are likely to affect modal choices of commuters. Urban freight needs may also alter with the change in the use of e-services. To assess the likely nature of such a shift, an online survey was conducted, which was designed to elicit the perceptions of respondents related to work trips, online grocery shopping, and food delivery pre and post COVID-19.
13 May 2020
The discussion paper articulates a call to action for Indian businesses to act on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in the post COVID19 world.