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Litmus Test For Change Agents
Times of India (Lucknow), 21 May 2015
Venkatesh Dutta: Trained as Environmental Management Specialist with specialization in Regulatory Policy and Environmental Economics, Venkatesh Dutta is working currently as assistant professor of Environmental Sciences and Management at Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU). With his current research interest in river restoration among other areas of land-use and environmental impact, Venkatesh undertook the first river expedition of Gomti in 2011 and covered the stretch of 960 km in eight days, surveying the origin to its merger in Ganga using high resolution satellite data, which initiated restoration of the river. His other areas of expertise being economics of climate change, he is currently working on the future architecture of international climate policy. Holding PhD from Centre for Regulatory & Policy Research, TERI University, New Delhi, the Fullbright Nehru Post Doctoral Research Fellow, extensively surveyed some of the river basins of the world such as Thames, Seine, Danube, Potomac, Michigan, Ganga, Gomti and Yamuna. For last five years, he has been working actively on water quality and ecosystem management of Gomti using catchment planning approach.
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Household water filter evaluation
youtu.be, 27 April 2015
An MIT-CITE Evaluation in Ahmedabad, India, Jan-Dec 2014 TERI University faculty and scholars did a work with Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2014 on "CITE's Household Water Filter Evaluation" a Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) project funded to MIT by USAID. Narrator and CITE team member Jenny Tanphanich gives an inside look at CITE's household water filter evaluation conducted in 2014 in Ahmedabad, India
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TERI University signs MoU with Centre for Air Power Studies
New Kerala, 1 April 2015
The TERI University, which offers Masters and Doctoral programmes related to sustainable development, and the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS).which focuses on research and analysis in areas related to national security, defence and aerospace, have entered into a collaborative arrangement. Through this MoU, signed on Wednesday, serving officers of the Indian Air Force (IAF) would be admitted to the doctoral programme at the TERI University in research areas related to politics & governance, energy security, resource management, economics, statistics and social science analysis. They would be jointly supervised by faculty members of the TERI University and of the Centre for Air Power Studies. Rajiv Seth, Acting Vice Chancellor, TERI University, said: "Through this arrangement, we will be able to build capacity in the country in the nexus between issues of national security and sustainable development. Serving Air Force officers will do doctoral level research under the guidance of experts in both these strategic areas." Air Marshal Vinod Patney (Retd), Director General, CAPS, said: "Towards widening its areas of research, CAPS has taken the initiative and entered into a joint MoU with TERI University as a collaborative research partner. Through this arrangement, nominated scholars would now be able to carry out research (while pursuing a PhD degree) in areas related to Sustainable Development and National Security Studies.
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Malnutrition and Its Linkage to Sustainable Development
ThinK to Sustain, 10 February 2012

Nida Yamin, a student at TERI University, explores the long-prevalent issue of malnutrition in India and its effects on growth and development of the country as a whole, and suggests how community-based programs can improve the situation and lead to national nutrition security.   
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