Sustainable Development Goals

Solar Industry Paving Way Forward For Circular Economy

Darshika Gupta, a mechanical engineer by training and part of the business development team at the Commercial and Industrial division of Amplus  Solar, makes a case for the need to shift to a circular economy. The expansion of the global renewable energy (RE) sector has been evident in recent years, improving energy security by decreasing […]

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Niti Aayog to Launch SDG India Index & Dashboard 2019-20 on Dec 30

With an aim to track and showcase the country’s updated position in its SDG journey, government think-tank Niti Aayog will be launching its second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index and Dashboard 2019–20. The Second Index & Dashboard 2019 will be released at the Niti Aayog office in New Delhi on December […]

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India to Extend $100 mn Aid to Benin to Meet Sustainable Development Goals

India has offered financial assistance of USD 100 million to Benin with an aim to help the West African country meet its Sustainable Development Goals. India has offered concessional financial assistance of USD 100 million to Benin with an aim to help the West African country meet its Sustainable Development Goals. President Ram Nath Kovind is currently on the […]

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Tamil Nadu Best in Providing Clean and Affordable Energy: NITI Aayog

Renewable sources constitute 100 percent of total installed generating capacity of electricity in three States and four UTs. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) India Index which was released by NITI Aayog recently has ranked Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra and Gujarat as the top states for providing affordable and clean energy to their population. […]

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Cabinet Clears National Monitoring Framework on SDGs

There is no direct financial implication on implementation of the National Indicator Framework. The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the constitution of a High Level Steering Committee for periodically reviewing and refining the National Indicator Framework (NIF) for monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with associated targets. The High […]

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Rural Electrification- Another Feather in India’s Cap

After India took over driver’s seat and successfully parks the car of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in March this year, Asia’s third largest economy continued its rollercoaster ride in April too, and once again scripted history by hitting the target of electrifying all villages ahead of the deadline. In 2014, when Narendra Modi chaired […]

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POWERED Accelerator Selects 1st Cohort of Women Entrepreneurs for Enhancing Access to Energy in India

More than 130 women entrepreneurs applied to the Powered Accelerator program from varied backgrounds, all having created innovative solutions in the energy sector. Ten women entrepreneurs have been selected as the first cohort into the POWERED Accelerator program and will now receive financial and business support to develop their businesses and deliver solutions in access […]

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Frost & Sullivan and TERI Deliberate Global Sustainability Requirements and Inclusive Development across Industries at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit 2018

The Summit was followed by the “Sustainability 4.0 Awards”, which recognized 18 winners showcasing transformational growth focusing on environment, sustainability and safety excellence Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) co-hosted the “India Sustainability Leadership Summit 2018” and the 9th edition of “Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2018” on June 01, 2018 in Mumbai. […]

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ONE Mega Event 2018 to Deliver Keys to Women’s Safety

To highlight the uses of technology in tackling gender-based harassment and violence in public spaces, an event will be hosted by ITPO and Exhibitions India Group, at One Mega Event 2018 at Pragati Maidan. To counter the menace of sexual harassment and violence against women globally, technology can play an important role and can be deterrence […]

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