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COBENEFITS India: Report Launch at TERI'S World Sustainable Development Summit, 2019

12 Feb 2019

New Delhi, February 12, 2019: As one of the thematic tracks of WSDS 2019, TERI and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) , under the aegis of International Climate Initiative (IKI) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), held the session "Leveraging the 'Co-benefits' of Renewable Energy in India – Report Launch".

India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at World Sustainable Development Summit 2019

11 Feb 2019

Resource Efficiency Cell in collaboration with TERI to help frame blueprint for national integrated resource efficiency policy

- Hon'ble Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama conferred with 'Sustainable Development Leadership Award 2019'

- The World Sustainable Development Summit 2019 to reiterate India's vision for a greener tomorrow and to focus on energy transitions, clean oceans, mobilising development finance, environmental sustainability and sustainable mobility

TERI and STEAG launch Containerised Solar PV Solutions to provide clean energy to off-grid populations

04 Feb 2019

The system is expected to generate around 10,000 kWh per year and will remain on display near the TERI building in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi till the World Sustainable Development Summit

High on social agenda, but could be greener: TERI’s view on Budget 2019

01 Feb 2019

Though an interim budget, it includes some new schemes that can have far reaching impact. An important one is the scheme of cash transfer to farmers. The scheme could have been made conditional to performance on specific state-relevant issues like linking it to land improvement, water use efficiency or region specific performance like management of crop residue in states like Punjab, Haryana and UP. This could have also been linked to MGNREGA (e.g.

Women self-help group of Pathardi village, facilitated by TERI, showcase novel fortified food products at Mahalaxmi Saras

23 Jan 2019

- An effort to create livelihood opportunities ,60 families have been directly benefitted in Pathardi village

- Mahalaxmi Saras Exhibition in Mumbai showcased nutritious food items by women of Pathardi

- Till now, 4 products have been fortified with Spinach, Mushroom and Spirulina have been distributed in the village

- TERI plans to speak with the concerned ministers and urge them to include Spirulina chocolates in the mid-day meal scheme to provide nutrition to the children

Northeast India has the most potential for bio-economy: Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, at TERI event

22 Jan 2019

Her lecture was part of TERI's celebration of 25 years of its Northeastern Regional Centre in Guwahati

Guwahati, January 22: Northeast India has the maximum potential for bio-economy and the Eastern Himalayas can take the sector forward in the country, Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India, said on Tuesday.

TERI launches its Solar Rooftop Project & lays the Foundation Stone of the TERI-Maxop Solar Water Pump and Testing Laboratory

16 Jan 2019

- TERI and Fourth Partner Energy to offer end-to-end services in solar installations to assist industrial and commercial clients in evaluation, design, planning, financing & implementation of solar roof top projects across India

- Around 3 lakh units to be generated annually from solar plant resulting in greenhouse gas (GHG) savings of 272 tonnes of CO2 per year

Shifting to cycling can result in an annual savings of up to 1.6% of India's GDP: TERI study

11 Jan 2019

Cycling for short distances can result in an annual benefit of INR 1.8 trillion to the Indian economy, which is equivalent to 1.6% of India's annual GDP

- Shifting only half of all the short-distance work trips, which typically take place through cars and two-wheelers, to cycling can result in massive savings in the fuel expenditure. This analysis undertaken for 2015-16 revealed that India could save INR 27 billion from personal fuel savings (refer Figure 7a in the report), 0.35 MTOE annually and reduce CO2 emissions.

TERI and Maxop to set up testing and research facility for solar pumps, other products

26 Dec 2018

TERI and Maxop signed an agreement on Wednesday to set up the facility at TERI's centre in Gwal Pahadi, Gurugram

New Delhi, December 26: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Maxop Research and Testing Institute today signed an agreement to set up the 'TERI-Maxop Solar Testing and Research Facility' at TERI's centre in Gwal Pahadi, Gurugram.

International conference explores nanotechnology-enabled natural alternatives to chemical fertilisers and pesticides

13 Dec 2018

TERI Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre (TDNBC), in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, is organising a two-day international conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture