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Emerging role of bike (motorcycle) taxis in urban mobility

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Mineral auctions in India: Winner's curse or owner's pride?

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Food safety during Coronavirus: How to clean fruits and vegetables at home

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Publications

COVID-19 lockdown: A much-needed break for nature

Article
| May 15, 2020

The pandemic has provided us — governments, corporates, and individuals — the opportunity to slow down and reflect upon where we lost our way. I hope that each of us seizes this moment to make changes in how we live and consume, so we are true to our traditional beliefs — that all life on earth is one single family.

बनारसी साड़ी की चमक पर छाया कोरोना का अँधेरा

Article
| May 14, 2020

जिनके कारखाने पहले पावर लूम के शोर से गुलज़ार रहते थे अब वहां उदासी छायी हुई है। लॉकडाउन ने बनारसी साड़ी के कारोबार को रोक दिया है। लेकिन इस क्षेत्र में प्रवासियों को रोज़गार के मौक़े नज़र आ रहे हैं।

SDGs still remain relevant for accelerating focussed sustainability actions by Indian businesses

Policy brief
| May 13, 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.

Environmental Impact and Cost effectiveness of Electric Vehicle subsidy in India

Research Paper
| May 13, 2020

This paper quantifies environmental impact of Electric Vehicle subsidies on vehicular emissions and evaluates effectiveness of subsidy allocation to different vehicular segments (two wheeler, three wheeler, four wheeler and buses) .It is found that most amount of subsidy is allocated for the least environmentally cost effective vehicular segment, buses. That is, most amount of funds are allocated for marginally improving efficiency of the most efficient vehicle segment (buses).

Plant root microbes that help reduce chemical fertilisers and boost agriculture production

Article
| May 7, 2020

Mycorrhizae is a symbiotic relationship between plant roots and fungi. Mycorrhizae technology developed by TERI has shown 50% reduction in usage of chemical fertilisers in crops such as wheat and maize.

Impact of Coronavirus on the Indian Energy Sector

Article
| May 7, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused a radical slowing of economic activity across India, as industries scale-back production, employees work from home, and communities enter lockdown. As a result, we have seen significant impacts on the Indian energy sector, both short-term implications as well as some of the possible longer-term ones that are yet to materialize.

COVID-19 lockdown: Cleaner air and health benefits

Article
| May 7, 2020

During COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the clear skies and clean air have turned out to be the blessings in disguise for the millions affected due to air pollution in India.

The equilibrium of attention: Will the supply chain provide impetus to achieving sustainability?

Article
| May 5, 2020

Will India's push for resource efficiency and circular economy also resonate among sustainability stakeholders in Indian industries

Let fresh air flow in: Solar Passive Architecture can make buildings resilient to Covid 19

Article
| May 1, 2020

The Covid 19 pandemic conditions pose challenges for air-conditioned buildings and their occupants. One solution is to look at passive architecture office buildings that maintain indoor temperature through the right mix of fresh air and recirculation, daylighting and artificial lighting etc.

Food safety during Coronavirus: How to clean fruits and vegetables at home

Article
| May 1, 2020

Should you wash your fruits and vegetables with soap or detergent or is there a better, natural way to protect what you eat from possible pathogens