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क्या लॉकडाउन के बाद आपका दफ्तर सुरक्षित और स्वच्छ है? जानिए GRIHA काउंसिल के टूल से

29 Apr 2020

150 से अधिक संगठनों / व्यक्तियों ने अब तक BFI टूल का उपयोग करने के लिए पंजीकरण किया है।

नई दिल्ली, अप्रैल 29, 2020: लॉकडाउन के बाद कोरोनावायरस के संक्रमण को फैलने से रोकने के लिए, GRIHA काउंसिल ने भारत में कार्यस्थलों के लिए सुरक्षा और स्वच्छता मानकों का आकलन करने के लिए एक स्व-मूल्यांकन ऑनलाइन टूल बिल्डिंग फिटनेस इंडिकेटर (BFI) लॉन्च किया है। GRIHA काउंसिल ने इस टूल को विकसित किया है और लॉकडाउन के बाद संगठनों को अपने कार्यस्थलों को सुरक्षित और साफ़ रखने के लिए मुफ्त सेवा के रूप में पेश किया जा रहा है।

GRIHA Council launches tool to assess safety and hygiene standards of workplaces post lockdown

29 Apr 2020

More than 100 organizations/individuals have so far registered to use the BFI tool

New Delhi, April 29, 2020: To prevent the spread of coronavirus post-lockdown, GRIHA Council launched a self-assessment online tool Building Fitness Indicator (BFI) to assess safety and hygiene standards for workplaces in India. GRIHA Council has developed this tool and is offering it as a free service to help organizations make their workplaces safe and sanitized in the post-lockdown period.

TERI and Maithri Aquatech sign MoU to generate water from air moisture

27 Feb 2020

The key focus of the partnership will be to assess the adaptability of this technology for different climatic zones as well as habitations in India

Goa becomes India's first state to have resource efficiency strategy; measures suggested for tourism, construction sectors, and tackling marine litter

24 Feb 2020

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant and EU Ambassador Mr Ugo Astuto launched the strategy for 'Fostering Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy in Goa', which presents an overall state-level action plan to mainstream resource efficiency and circular economy and foster sustainable management of resources in the state

BHEL to be awarded rare tender for battery energy storage system under TERI consortium project

19 Feb 2020

New Delhi, February 19, 2020: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) emerged as best supplier of battery and associated equipment in a tender recently floated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for installation and maintenance of battery energy storage systems (BESS). BHEL has offered 410 kWh of cumulative battery capacity for a total cost of Rs. 2.51 crore, including six years of comprehensive warranty and maintenance.

Around 18,000 sq. km of water bodies in India can generate 280GW power through floating solar PVs: TERI study

18 Feb 2020

With 57 GW, Maharashtra has the largest potential to create solar energy through floating solar photovoltaics or 'floatovoltaics', according to the study

New Delhi, February 18, 2020: A new report by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has found that India's reservoirs have 18,000 sq. km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plants.

Youth pledge to assume dynamic role in action against climate change, submit declaration

03 Feb 2020

New Delhi, February 3, 2020: A 'Youth Declaration on Climate Action' was presented on Friday, January 31 at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2020, the annual flagship event hosted by The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI). The students, speaking on behalf of the global youth, called upon heads of states to acknowledge and act in accordance with priorities that will strengthen climate action, sharing the belief that "global problems are beyond the power of any single entity to tackle".

EVs should become cheaper than traditional vehicles within three years: Amitabh Kant

30 Jan 2020

New Delhi, January 30, 2020: NITI Aayog CEO Mr Amitabh Kant today said that electric vehicles should become much cheaper than combustion vehicles in three years. Mr Kant further said that the price of battery packs of EVs is expected to fall to $76 per kilowatt hour (or unit) in three years, down from the present day $156/unit. At that point, he said, even the upfront cost of electrical vehicles will become cheaper than combustion vehicles, with the total cost of ownership already competitive.

TERI warns of carbon emissions from steel growing by almost 600 MT by 2050, suggests decarbonisation measures

30 Jan 2020

TERI's report 'Towards a Low Carbon Steel Sector' was released by Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan, Honourable Union Minister of Steel, at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2020, TERI's flagship event

TERI, SDC launch Clean Air Project in India to reduce air pollution in four Indian cities

29 Jan 2020

New Delhi: Lucknow and Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and Pune and Nashik in Maharashtra will launch the Clean Air Project in India (CAP India) initiative to improve air quality in their cities. This project will be implemented by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in partnership with city authorities. CAP India was announced at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2020 being held in New Delhi.