Green Skill Development Programme

Realizing the need for developing the green skills, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is utilizing the vast net-work and expertise of Environmental Information System (ENVIS) hubs and resource partners. The ministry has taken this initiative for skill development in the environment and forest sector to enable India’s youth to get gainful employment and/or self-employed. The programme endeavours to develop green skilled workers having technical knowledge and commitment to sustainable development. It will help in the attainment of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Sustainable Development Gals (SDGs),  National Biodiversity Targets (NBTs) as well as Waste Management Rules (2016).

So, if anybody is interested in GSDP-ENVIS Course please apply online:

Web: www.gsdp-envis.gov.in

Mobile app: GSDP-ENVIS

For more details visit at: www.gsdp-envis.gov.in; www.envis.nic.in

Contact number: 011-24695386

 

eNREE, Volume 13 Issue 4 January- March, 2017

This issue features an article on “Role of Degraded Surface Mine Lands for Capture of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere by Carbon Sequestration” by Mrinal K Ghose, Emeritus Professor, Department of Biotechnology, West Bengal University of Technology. This issue also incorporates News updates along with abstracts, and Policy initiatives on Renewable Energy. Besides this, it includes Cumulative Renewable Energy Deployment statistics, and also book updates in RE area. A section has also been devoted to International Collaborations in this sector.

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Summer Fun 2017 (Educational Trip to Gual Pahari)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a massive movement that involves cleanliness activities for a better tomorrow in India. Keeping in view that children should be the key focus for imparting knowledge on Environment and Energy related issues, TERI ENVIS Centre conducted a one day trip to TERIGram, Gual pahari, Gurgaon for children from TERI Fraternity to make them understand the importance of keeping the environment clean and protected through different techniques.

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eNREE Volume 13 Issue 4 January- March 2017

This issue features an article on “Role of Degraded Surface Mine Lands for Capture of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere by Carbon Sequestration” by Mrinal K Ghose, Emeritus Professor, Department of Biotechnology, West Bengal University of Technology. This issue also incorporates News updates along with abstracts, and Policy initiatives on Renewable Energy. Besides this, it includes Cumulative Renewable Energy Deployment statistics, and also book updates in RE area. A section has also been devoted to International Collaborations in this sector.

 

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Solar Rooftops: A Boon for Delhi’s Residents

In the recent past TERI ENVIS center on Renewable Energy and Environment has surveyed Delhi’s residents, who have implemented solar rooftops at their places, to know about their experiences. With that information in place we have come up with a leaflet on “Solar Rooftops: A Boon for Delhi’s Residents” with an idea to disseminate it to all RWAs and residents to promote the usage of Solar Rooftops in residential level.

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Smart Cities in India

The twentieth century changed the way we live. Human population went up from 1.5 billion in 1900 to 7 billion in 2010. The hope of a better life drove and continues to drive people to urban areas, leading to the growth of megacities around the world. Smart Cities emerged as a new concept to resolve several issues including population outburst, rapid urbanization, sustainable livelihood, job creations, and increased migrating population towards cities. In broad terms, smart cities encourage sustainable economic development and promote a high quality of life; several stories elaborate on the trend towards urbanization and the qualities needed for a city to be a smart city. Between 2015 and 2030, India’s GDP is expected to multiply five times, with over 70% of new employment generated in cities. Close to 800 million square meters of commercial and residential space needs to be built to serve this population.

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