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Save the Date: Developing an Assessment Framework for PMUY (21 June)

The workshop, which will be held 21 June from 9a - 1p at Maple Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, will directly inform ICMR's Task Force on Impact Assessment of the PMUY's efforts to assess the short- and long-term impacts of the Ujjwala program. In addition, the framework will be used to make the case for unlocking additional funding to expand and/or complement ICMR-support activities. For more information, click here.

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Ajay Pillarisetti
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: Short term assessments to inform accelerated distribution, uptake, and promotion of increased use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

The purpose of this RFQ is to identify 1) qualified organizations interested in conducting short term assessments of the current PMUY approach from different perspectives using a diverse set of approaches (e.g. public health, social science, marketing, behavior change communication) and 2) qualified organizations possessing the diverse set of expertise needed to collaborate in the development and implementation of a longer-term, more comprehensive assessment. Submissions will be shared with the ICMR task force to help inform their ongoing efforts to assess the short- and long-term impacts of the Ujjwala program.

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Ajay Pillarisetti
2018 National Clean Air Crowdsourcing Competition Winners

Winning project: Hybrid Bevel Bicycle
The Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (CCAPC) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) are pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 National Clean Air Crowdsourcing Competition. The winning entry, The Hybrid Bevel Bicycle, was submitted by a team from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras led by Dhairyasheel Deshmukh.

The team has developed an efficient rechargeable electric bicycle system that shows promise to increase the usage of bicycles for transportation and thus reduce emissions of air pollution in India. This project was chosen by a group of expert judges after a national competition. The team has been awarded mentorships to work in Delhi at CCAPC/TERI for the summer of 2018 to improve and promote their technology.

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Ajay Pillarisetti
Announcing CCAPC's Clean Air Competition for University Students

Air pollution is sometimes terrible in India. You have probably heard that India now has some of the most polluted cities in the world. This is your opportunity to suggest ways of helping fix the problem! 

The Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre and The Energy and Resources Institute are offering a prize for the best idea for reducing air pollution in the country coming from a team of university students. All ideas are fair game – ways to promote behavioral changes; new regulations; better enforcement approaches; or new technologies.  Completely new ideas are welcome, too.

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Ajay Pillarisetti
Top Indian and global institutes, including TERI, announce the launch of Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre

New Delhi, 3 November 2017 Along with its partners, TERI proudly announces the inception of Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (CCAPC), a new partnership among the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Sri Ramachandra University Chennai, University of California Berkeley, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Delhi. UrbanEmissions.info, a credible information centre providing research, and analysis related to air pollution, serves as the Centre’s knowledge partner.

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