Projects

Remediation and Reclamation of Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Dumpsite by using Microbial Bioremediation Technology

August 10, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Microbes

The project aims at remediation and reclamation of Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite by the use of biostimulation (BS), bioaugmentation (BA), phytoremediation (Phyto) and combinations thereof. The HCH dumpsite located in the Umari village on the outskirts of Lucknow in Banrabanki district was acquired by the State Forest Department.

Preparing End-of-Life Disposal Protocol for Woven Jute / Polypropylene Bags

August 9, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Waste | Resources & Sustainable Development

Transitioning to alternative sustainable materials can help mitigate the carbon intensity associated with plastic production and its impact on climate change.

Sustainable Aviaton Fuel Roadmap for India

August 9, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Energy | Transport

Fossil fuel-sourced Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) has significant environmental impacts along its well-to-wheel chain. In 2021 aviation accounted for over 2% of global energy-related CO2 emissions, having grown faster in recent decades than road, rail or shipping.

Comparative LCA Between Powertrain Components of ICE Vehicles Versus EVs

August 9, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Transport | Resources & Sustainable Development | Energy

Manufacture, promotion and adoption of EVs seem to be one of the top priorities of government all across the world including India when it comes to green measures. The aim of this project is to quantify the benefits associated with such a switch compared to the traditional option of using ICE vehicle powertrain and fuel in Indian roads.

Crop Diversification Pathways for Punjab

August 9, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Sustainable Agriculture | Health & Nutrition | Environment

TERI, under its commitments to the FOLU India platform operations, has taken the responsibility of developing a roadmap for the crop diversification of Punjab. The general approach adopted is to initiate a value chain-based gap analysis to identify the enabling conditions required to make the alternate crops economically lucrative to the farmers.

Establishing Energy Data Management Unit (EDMU)

August 9, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Energy Efficiency | Energy Access | Energy

Energy access, energy security, and energy transition are vital both at the global and national levels. This necessitates the availability of robust, consistent, and reliable energy data, which can help in understanding the energy profile of a country. Furthermore, it aids in assessing the impact of various policies and programs.

Sustainability Assessment of Vehicle Fuel

August 8, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Transport | Resources & Sustainable Development

In a scenario where India is actively pursuing green energy, the objective is to realize the full potential of biogas as a vehicular fuel. Biogas has multiple benefits in the Indian context in terms of energy efficiency, raw material availability, affordable mobility and rural mobility penetration, waste management, as well as several social-economic benefits that come with its usage.

Clean Air Projects in India (CAP – India)

August 7, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Air

To tackle the problem of air pollution, GoI has taken several steps such as setting up of national ambient air quality standards and air quality monitoring programme, penetration of gaseous fuels in residential and transport sector, emission norms for highly polluting industries, advanced vehicular emissions, and fuel quality norms etc.

Emission inventories, Source apportionment studies and carrying capacity study for different cities in India

August 7, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Air

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. However, the impact of air pollution is not limited to health but extends to agriculture and the general well-being of humans and other living organisms.

Strengthening Municipal Staff for Cleaner and Greener Lucknow: TERI's Innovative Training Program on Mechanical Road Sweeper Audit System under CAP India Project

August 7, 2023
| Ongoing project
| Waste | Air

Under the banner of CAP India Project, the Director of Environment and TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), in collaboration with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation, successfully organized a groundbreaking training program on the Mechanical Road Sweeper (MRS) based audit system.