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Highlighting the work done by the ten winning cities of the Challenge

WRI India’s new report spotlights the Climate Hazard and Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) framework, highlighting the need to integrate equity into climate action planning

WRI India supports Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) to chart out the city’s climate commitments.

WRI India supports Solapur Municipal Corporation to accelerate climate action.

The Garden Department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in collaboration with WRI India, as knowledge partner, releases a first-of-its-kind greening handbook for the city of Mumb

Friday, December 8, 2023: Shri Tushar Girinath, Chief Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), on December 8, launched ‘Namma Raste’ (Our Stree

BBMP in collaboration with WRI India as knowledge partner looks at shaping a safer, healthier and more equitable Bengaluru

Chennai, October 27, 2023: WRI India, along with FaMe TN, launched the Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Enterprises (RISE) initiative in Tamil Nadu to help MSMEs develop feasib

125 out of 169 Sustainable Development Goals are intrinsically interlinked with energy access

Coimbatore, September 8, 2023: On Friday, WRI India and FaMe Tamil Nadu launched the Tamil Nadu MSME EV Skilling Program to build the capacity of Micro, Small, and

Surat, August 28, 2023: WRI India launched Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Enterprises (RISE) Surat, with the support of the Ares Charitable Foundation’s Climate Resilient Emp

  • EAE serves Nagaland after Jharkhand and Assam.

Accelerator to offer technical support to ten cities in implementing air quality improvement solutions.

The Challenge enables Indian cities to adopt an early childhood lens in designing neighbourhood-level improvements that promote the health and well-being of young children and their car

Dual utilization of autorickshaws can raise driver incomes by about 15 percent, mitigate carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 51.5 percent per trip, paper indicates.

Accelerating Climate Action in 43 Cities Across Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra join hands with C40 Cities, and WRI India to support 43 AMRUT cities to align their climate actions towards Ind

ಮುಂಬೈ 20ನೇ ಏಪ್ರಿಲ್‌ 2023: ನಗರಾಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಮತ್ತು ಸಾರಿಗೆ ತಜ್ಞ ಮಾಧವ ಪೈ ಅವರನ್ನು ಡಬ್ಲ್ಯುಆರ್‌ಐ ಇಂಡಿಯಾದ (WRI India) ) ಹೊಸ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರ್ವಾಹಕ ಅಧಿಕಾರಿ (ಸಿಇಒ) ಆಗಿ ಘೋಷಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ.

20 April 2023, Mumbai: Sustainable development expert, Madhav Pai has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

मुंबई, 20 अप्रैल 2023 : सतत विकास विशेषज्ञ श्री माधव पई को डब्ल्यू आर आई इंडिया का नया मुख्य अधिशासी अधिकारी सीईओ घोषित किया गया है। वह अपनी इस नई भूमिका में डब्ल्यू आर आई इंडिया क

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike announces Suraksha 75 Mission 23 to make Bengaluru’s junctions safer for pedestrians

Uddheshya provides a much-needed platform to facilitate conversations on promoting and catalyzing action on gender-inclusive mobility.

State functionaries, stakeholders and experts discussed challenges and opportunities for energy storage coupled with high wind and solar capacities’ integration into the state’s electricity gri

Pune, March 6, 2023: Pune city, in collaboration with WRI India, today conducted a muti-stakeholder convening to gather inputs on making urban mobility, in the city, young children

  • WRI India releases paper on Low Emissions Analysis Platform (LEAP) for TN

New Delhi, September 15: INSIGHT 2022 – a two-day international conference on Sustainable and Innovative Finance for Green and Healthy Transportation, organized by Convergence Ener

New Delhi, September 15, 2022: WRI India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) and Hero Electric Vehicles Ltd.

New Delhi, September 9, 2022: On 9 September 2022, World Resources Institute (WRI) India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) with the a

August 31, 2022, Guwahati, Assam: WRI India in partnership with Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) launched an online, opensource, interactive geo-spatial platform for the stat

গুৱাহাটী, ৩১ আগষ্ট : বিশ্ব সম্পদ প্ৰতিষ্ঠান, ভাৰতবৰ্ষ অৰ্থাৎ ৱৰ্ল্ড ৰিছ’ৰ্চেছ ইনষ্টিটিউট, ইণ্ডিয়া (WRI India)-ই এ ই ডি এ (AEDA) অৰ্থাৎ অসম শক্তি উন্নয়ন সংস্থাৰ সৈতে অংশীদাৰিত্বৰে আ

Experts discussed potential of energy storage and integration of solar pumps in agriculture sector in Rajasthan

National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and World Resources Institute India (WRI India) launch national platform to mainstream ecosystem-based services and nature-based solutions (NbS) to bu

WRI India and TUMI e-Bus Mission select two scalable solutions to improve pathways of public bus service electrification.

Mumbai May 2, 2022: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Monday released findings from the Gender Inclusive Future Transport (GIFT) project, an initiativ

  • Mysuru’s Administrative Training Institute becomes the first delivery partner to facilitate LCCM’s face-to-face learning modules

Green hydrogen, with its cross sectoral decarbonization capabilities, will play an integral role in achieving India’s net zero ambitions

2 May, Surat: Shri Banchhanidhi Pani, IAS Commissioner Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) today launched the ‘Clean Construction’ pilot project that aims to be India’s first ‘Least

WRI India and TUMI e-Bus Mission launch a nationwide public transport electrification challenge with implementation support of up to $50,000

Greenstat Hydrogen India and WRI India sign MoU to make India a green hydrogen producing hub

A joint initiative of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and WRI India, the cell will aim at decarbonizing the city’s transport sector

NITI Aayog and WRI India Conduct Consultation Workshop to Identify Potential Financing Solutions to Accelerate Sustainable Mobility

16 companies including Mahindra Lifespaces, JSW Steel, Lodha Group join the charter; aim to decarbonize the building and construction sector

  • Mr Godrej opens WRI India Stories to Watch 2022 to analyse major environmental and developmental issues that will shape post-Covid India
  • Top malls in Delhi commit to install EV charging points in 5% of their parking capacity in next 6 months, approx. 1000 new charging points to be added in shopping malls in 6 months

Implementation of city and air-shed level strategies to achieve 36% reduction in Particulate Matter (PM2.5) & (PM10) concentrations by year 2025 and 60% reduction in PM2.5 by 2030 when

Accelerating deployment of e-buses in India to achieve rapid decarbonization

The city is working on its air quality through the National Clean Air Programme(NCAP) and Surat Clean Air Action Plan (SCAP)

  • Delhi Government has now become the first state government in the country to come up with a step-by-step guide to promote workplace charging of EVs.

November 26, 2021: While India has made impressive progress in electrifying almost all homes in the country in the past decade (96 percent as of 2020), over a third of its schools (37 percent) and

WRI India’s ‘traffic training workshop’ emphasizes on the importance of designing our streets to make it safer and accessible for all.

On 12 October 2021, WRI India (WRII) signed an MoU with Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) with the aim to facilitate and accelerate KILA’s vision towards the socio-economic developmen

तब्बल दीड वर्षाच्या कालावधीनंतर देशभरातील शाळा सुरू होत असताना मुंबई वाहतूक पोलीस, डब्ल्यूआरआय इंडियाच्या तंत्रज्ञान सहाय्य चमूसह बृहन्मुंबई महानगरपालिका, स्थानिक नागरिक आणि तज्ज्ञ यांच्यातर्फे

As schools across the country re-open after a year and a half, Mumbai Traffic Police, MCGM with technical support from WRI India, along with local citizens and experts make way for safer, vibra

Bengaluru, October 4, 2021: The finalists of the Wave2Web Hack – A Data Science and Predictive Modelling Hackathon, were announced today at a virtual Town Hall.

September 25, 2021, NEW DELHI: Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to achieving 450 GW of renewa

WRI India and Underwriters Laboratories launch a web-based tool to enhance school safety in Bengaluru; Experts discuss how to make Bengaluru’s streets safer for all

Mumbai, 10 July 2021: Mumbai has become the 70th city globally and the 3rd city in India to join the Cities4Forests alliance.

WRI India will provide technical assistance for the ambitious 540km road revamp project in Delhi

New Delhi, 16 July, 2021: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India), on Friday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work

New Delhi (June 23, 2021)—WRI’s Board of Directors has named Aniruddha (Ani) Dasgupta as its next President & CEO.

Mumbai June 22, 2021: In a much-needed relief for pedestrians, three busy and chaotic junctions in Mumbai have been transformed, making them safer for all road users.

March 24, 2021, Bengaluru: Three reports tracking the evolution of the electric vehicle (EV) sector in India – by studying policy level intervention, private sector strategies, and

Mumbai: To promote innovative solutions that will enable public-private partnerships for improved last-mile connectivity, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRD

A two-day stakeholder workshop to discuss and design the implementation of the Surat Clean Air Action Plan (SCAP) – part of a national mission to improve the air quality in Indian cities – commence

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