Press Release

Open source approach needed in climate change innovation; technology and finance critical to achieving SDGs: Prakash Javadekar

29 Jan 2019

- Prof. Jeffery D. Sachs, University Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, felicitated with the Sustainable Development Leadership Award at WSDS 2020

- Air pollution, e-mobility, renewable energy, energy efficiency, green finance, blue economy, sustainable consumption, among a range of topics to be discussed at the three-day event

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

GRIHA launches CITIES rating at the inaugural of the 10th GRIHA Summit

11 Dec 2018

- Council focuses efforts towards building green cities - Signs two MoUs with Global Association for Corporate Services (GCAS) & with Public Works Department (PWD), Govt of Maharashtra

Sony and TERI empower schools to take forward water, sanitation and hygiene awareness efforts

11 Dec 2018

After the success of Phase 1 of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project, phase 2 was launched to further strengthen and sustain the education component of providing WASH facilities.

Around 200 farmers enrolled in Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao scheme, 10 felicitated in Bambiwal village

04 Dec 2018

Around 200 farmers enrolled in Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao scheme, 10 felicitated in Bambiwal village

Jalandhar, December 4 2018: A total of 205 farmers have so far enrolled under the Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao pilot initiative of the Direct Benefit Transfer for Electricity (DBTE) to agriculture scheme. Some of these farmers have started receiving money directly into their bank accounts at the rate of Rs.4 per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity saved.