Opinion

Powering industry 4.0

19 Mar 2018 |
Amit Kumar
| The Financial Express

Industry 4.0 and energy transition from fossil-fuel based to renewables-based, are mutually complementary, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Changing health climate through better nutrition

07 Mar 2018 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
,
Ms Meena Sehgal
| The Pioneer

Upping public health parameters requires putting in place a nutrition security system. This can be achieved through climate-sensitive farming and cultivating high-yielding crops, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General; Dr Meena Sehgal, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI and Dr Rakesh Tuli,  former Director, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute.

Preserve natural resources, promote farming

01 Mar 2018 |
Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
| The Tribune

To address the agrarian crisis, sustainable management of natural resources is important. Our agro-ecosystems face serious degradation or mismanagement of soil, water, forest and biodiversity resources, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

A Critical Weakness

28 Feb 2018 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Financial Chronicle

The power sector continues to be a cause of serious anxiety financially, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI.

A living system

27 Feb 2018 |
Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
| The Telegraph

Organic agriculture must be adequately supported for it to deliver on its promise, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Resolving water-sharing disputes: Legal approach has limits

15 Feb 2018 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| Deccan Herald

The resolution of water-sharing disputes should not be only in the domain of governments. All stakeholders must come forward to discuss and crystalise issues for their effective resolution, says Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Why take away the cess meant to Clean India's mess?

12 Feb 2018 |
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
,
Dr Suneel Pandey
| The Wire

Instead of doing away with the Swachh Bharat cess, the Centre should have made sure that the money made its way to the municipalities, say Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar, Associate Fellow and Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

For sustainable buildings

10 Feb 2018 |
Ms Minni Sastry
| The Hindu

TERI's 2018 Sustainable Buildings R&D Summit in Bengaluru highlights innovations being carried out by prominent institutions for built environment, says Ms Minni Sastry, Associate Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

Is India serious about 100GW of solar power by 2022?

17 Jan 2018 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| Daily O

While we in India must feel proud having achieved a solar power capacity of over 15GW so far-and justifiably so - it would be useful to keep the goal of 100GW by 2022 too in sight, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

A tag is not enough

04 Dec 2017 |
Mr Nitya Nanda
| The Telegraph

Bringing a large number of producers to the initiative and maintaining the standards of quality would be some of the other challenges that Banglar rosogolla has to meet in order to benefit from its GI status, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.