16 resource(s) found
November, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Conjunctive Water Management (CWM) of local and distant sources is necessary to manage the ever growing crisis of urban water supplies. CWM emphasises understanding the demand and meeting through a judicious mix of the local and distant sources based on quality, availability and cost. The CWM...
September, 2015
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) is a decentralized, state-based surveillance program in the country and is intended to detect early warning signals of impending outbreaks, and helps initiate an effective response.
June, 2015
Author: TARU Leading Edge
The main objective of this project is "ensuring availability of local water resources during emergencies". This would be achieved by developing replicable model for peri-urban lake rejuvenation and conservation.
June, 2015
ABSTRACT: This article discusses the methodology adapted in designing city resilience concepts under changing climate scenarios for two cities in India, namely, Indore and Surat. This initiative was undertaken in the second phase (2009-2010) of Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network ...
May, 2015
Author: Gopala Krishna Bhat, Karan Shah
Our constant efforts to conserve and restore peri-urban lakes of Indore (under ACCCRN initiative) has been covered as feature story by TERI's flagship magazine TerraGreen. The article is published in the April, 2015 issue. It briefly talks about the condition of lakes in urban scenario of...
April, 2015
Author: Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, Pankaj Khanna, Vishal Mehta
The impact of increasing temperatures combined with urban heat island effect is expected to be especially severe for economically weaker population, increasing vulnerabilty of its section of children and aged population. In order to address these challenges, we have experimented 13 different...
December, 2014
Author: Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, Ashish Mishra, Vishal Mehta
This report aims to aid urban managers, engineers, architects and designers who may consider using cool roofs and passive ventilation options within urban built environment. It provides information on traditional methods, new technology, native practices anc cost-effective solutions for...
June, 2014
Author: Diane Archer, Denia Syam, Florencia Almansi, Michael DiGregorio, Debra Roberts, Divya Sharma
Adaptation to climate change in urban areas presents a complex challenge. Consequently, approaches to urban adaptation should be both multilevel and multidimensional. Community-based adaptation (CBA) presents an opportunity for locallevel participation in framing adaptation planning and...
January, 2013
Author: Richard Friend, Sarah Reed, Pakamas Thinphanga, Jim Jarvie, Justin Henceroth, S. Janprasart, R. Sutarto, P. Tran, T. Nghiem, H. Nguyen, D. Singh
Urbanization and climate change represent fundamental transformation. Climate change means that climate conditions, including natural hazards, are increasingly uncertain and unpredictable, while urban growth, especially in many parts of the developing world, means that more people are living in...
May, 2012
Author: Mr. Anup Karanth, Mr. Gopalkrishna Bhat, Mr. Lalit Dashora, Mr. Manish Kumar Singh, Mr. Maulik Tanti, Ms. Megha Burvey, Mr. Rajeev Issar, Mr. Sanjay Jothe, Mr. Tejas Patel, Dr. Uday Bhonde, Dr. Umameshwaran Rajasekar
This document is prepared with the aim of provinding a framework for development of climate resilience strategy for the city of Indore. It has been developed based on interaction for city stakeholders, sector studies conducted to understand the different dimensions of the current situation,...