Enzymatic degradation of antibiotics and phenolic residues waste components at low concentration in surface waters and industrial wastewater using modified membrane bioreactor

December 21, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Microbes | Environment

The rampant usage of drugs has made their occurrence in soil, water, aquatic plants and almost whole of the world acknowledged their presence in natural and artificial systems.

Strategies for Designing Sustainable Projects for Livelihood and Income Enhancement of the North Eastern states of India

December 19, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Environment | Agriculture | Farm livelihood | Land

Despite being endowed with rich natural resources and biodiversity, the overall development trajectory of North Eastern India is far below rest of India.

Evaluation of Udyogini scheme implemented in the period 2010-11 to 2014-15 by the Karnataka State Women's Development Corporation

November 14, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Environment | Farm livelihood | Agriculture

The project aims to evaluate the implementation mechanism and impact of the Udyogini scheme implemented in the period 2010-11 to 2014-15 by the Karnataka State Women's Development Corporation and make suitable recommendations for further effective delivery of the scheme.

Updating State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (SBSAP) of Uttarakhand and Aligning it with National Biodiversity Action Plan (NBAP)

November 8, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Environment | Forest & Biodiversity

The State Biodiversity Board of Uttarakhand under an initiative of Government of India and UNDP has assigned the task of preparing the Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Action Plan aligned to the National Biodiversity Action Plan and the National Biodiversity Targets to TERI, New Delhi.

Research on policy instruments for achievement of India’s NDCs

November 7, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Climate

The focus of the project is on the aspects related to implementing India's NDCs in both international and domestic context. The following activities are being undertaken under this project:

- Review of Nationally Determined Contributions and tracking of implementation of mitigation actions

- Leveraging Climate Finance: Lessons from international and domestic best practices

Assessing climate risks to India's oil and gas sector

October 14, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Energy Transitions | Resource Efficiency & Security

A shift to renewables and infrastructure vulnerability to extreme climactic events are among the challenges the sector faces

Inter Model Comparisons of different transportation sector policies in India in support of NDC implementation

October 1, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Climate | Habitat | Transport

The proposed research effort builds on technical collaboration and relationships established over the past few years through energy modelling and analysis with between Indian and U.S. Government partners and modelling teams under the SGWG.

All-India Alumni Conference

September 29, 2016
| Ongoing project

With approximately 16,000 alumni, India has one of the largest and most diverse U.S. government (USG) exchange alumni portfolios in the world; and these alumni have expressed a desire to share their experiences and expertise within and outside the alumni community.

Samanvay: Synthesis of Traditional and Modern - India's Approach to Sustainable Low carbon Development Pathways'

September 26, 2016
| Ongoing project
| Environment | Climate | Mitigation

TERI will provide inputs for a publication on low carbon development pathways which have been adopted by the Indian government. Case studies from a range of sectors such as energy, agriculture, industry, forests, transport, urban growth, and sustainable building will be shared.

Economics of adaptation: assessing incremental and transformative change

September 19, 2016
| Ongoing project

The CARIAA programme has issued a call for concept notes to fund activities that further collaboration and co-production across consortia and offer new opportunities to progress towards the programme’s overall objectives. This concept note is in response to this call and is submitted on behalf of the cross-CARIAA working group on economics.