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Solar energy can make Jharkhand an energy-surplus state, claims CEED’s report

CEED, in partnership with JREDA and CUJ, organized a national conference on solar energy at Ranchi. The conference was marked by Dr. N. M. Kulkarni, Principal Secretary (Energy), Government of Jharkhand, releasing a report prepared by CEED, titled ‘RE-Powering Jharkhand: Assessment of the Solar Rooftop Potential of Ranchi and Jamshedpur’. The report estimated the solar rooftop potential of the two most prominent cities of Jharkhand to be over 1 GW. It also suggested the creation of a significant number of jobs and enormous investment opportunities.

Six cities of UP alone can generate 11.4 GW of electricity from solar energy using 11% of their build-up area, says CEED report

CEED released its report titled ‘Uttar Pradesh: Uncovering Solar Rooftop Potential in Urban Cities’ at Lucknow. As per the findings of the report, the potential of solar rooftop power from six cities of UP by using only 11% of their built-up area is stated to be 11.4 GW.  The report, while exploring the rooftop solar potential of six majors cities– Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Meerut, Allahabad, and Gorakhpur, suggests that the installation of solar rooftop up to its potential in these cities can generate 3 lakh jobs in the state.

6 July 2018

Energy sector reforms work to be undertaken by CEED and the Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ)

CEED and the Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) signed an agreement to undertake research related to the energy sector reforms. The aim of the collaboration is to create an enabling framework to realize ‘Power for All’ in the state of Jharkhand.

8 June 2018

UP government’s decision to solarise all government buildings will generate 1 lakh jobs: CEED

CEED welcomes the State cabinet’s order to solarise all government buildings in Uttar Pradesh. This order will help achieve the state’s solar target of 4,300 MW  as envisaged under the Uttar Pradesh Solar Policy 2017. This, in turn, will help create over 1 lakh direct and indirect jobs.

30 May 2018

Worsening air quality causes premature mortality in cities of Bihar, finds a report

Worsening air quality in Patna, Gaya, and Muzaffarpur is one of the reasons behind the high premature mortality existing in these cities, as per the findings of a report titled ‘Know What You Breathe’ prepared by IIT-Delhi and supported by CEED. The report studies the annual mean PM2.5 concentration for eleven cities of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand using the satellite data of the past 17 years which estimate premature mortality of 4,082 persons per year in three cities of Bihar.

28 May 2018

Air pollution causes increased mortality across the Indo-Gangetic plain, finds a report

Worsening air quality in the last two decades is one of the major reasons behind high pre-mature deaths, finds a new report titled ‘Know What You Breathe’, prepared by IIT-Delhi and supported by CEED. The study finds that in the urban areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand, the annual mortality is in the range of 150-300 persons per year for every 100,000 (1 lakh) persons. Whereas the level of PM2.5 is more than twice the National Annual Standard and eight times that of the WHO annual permissible limits in all the studied cities, with the exception of Ranchi, the state capital of Jharkhand.

22 May 2018

CEED urges the government to include Bihar cities in the National Clean Air Programme

CEED welcomes the Bihar Government’s decision to formulate a Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) for Patna and believes that this regulatory framework will help in identifying and reducing pollution from key polluting sectors like transport, brick-kiln, solid fuel burning and construction dust. The Clean Air Action Plan is a comprehensive regulatory framework to control air pollution through an integrated approach and inter-disciplinary efforts. CEED also believes that a CAAP will help increase pollution monitoring in the city through improved and increased number of the air quality monitoring stations.

11 May 2018

CEED joins hands with the IIT-BHU Incubation Centre to promote sustainable development solutions

CEED and the Malaviya Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (MCIIE), an incubation wing of the IIT-BHU, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote research on sustainable development and low carbon transport. The collaboration aims to address the growing environmental crisis in the country through innovative solutions and replicable business models.

9 May 2018

CEED and BIA jointly organize a roundtable on air pollution mitigation

CEED, in collaboration with the Bihar Industries Association (BIA), organized a roundtable on ‘role of industry in finding solutions’ to curb the rising air pollution. The representatives of several industries, manufacturers and other stakeholders participated in the discussion. The roundtable was an attempt to provide in-depth information on the salient features of the new environmental notification on the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016.

25 April 2018

CEED organizes art exhibition to celebrate Earth Day 2018

CEED joined hands with the College of Arts & Crafts, Patna to organize an art exhibition titled ‘Paint for the Planet’ in Patna. In order to mark Earth Day 2018, around 50 students from the college participated enthusiastically and showcased their skills at the exhibition held in the college premises. The theme for the Earth Day this year is ‘End Plastic Pollution’ that highlights the need to say no to plastic and its rampant consumption.

22 April 2018

CEED and Patna University jointly organize a national seminar on environmental challenges

A two-day national seminar on ‘Environmental Challenges: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Remediation’ was organized by CEED and the Department of Zoology, Patna University at Patna. The seminar aimed to provide opportunities for discussion and deliberation to develop concrete action plans and remedial measures to resolve various environmental issues. Not just this, the discussion also provided a platform to several research scholars, scientists, and academicians to showcase their research on issues related to the environment.

21 March 2018

Better pollution data: A necessary pre-requisite for abatement of air pollution

CEED organized a roundtable on ‘Towards Better Monitoring and Public Access to Air Quality Data’ in Patna with an aim to discuss plans to improve data monitoring and its public access to effective air pollution abatement. The roundtable also explored the emerging air quality monitoring technology and how it should be integrated into the existing air quality monitoring mechanism to inform policy formulation for a clean air action plan.

9 March 2018

Proposed Mini-grid policy, an important step towards ‘Power for All’ initiative

CEED, in partnership with the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, organized a stakeholders’ consultation on ‘Energising Access in Jharkhand: Empowering through Mini-grids’ in Ranchi. The consultation provided an opportunity to seek input from key stakeholders to strengthen the Draft Mini-Grid Policy 2018 for Jharkhand. The proposed mini-grid policy will help the state of Jharkhand realize the vision for ‘energy access to all’.

8 March 2018

CEED welcomes the Bihar Government’s provisions in Budget 2018 to curb air pollution

CEED congratulated the Honourable Finance Minister of Bihar, Shri Sushil Kumar Modi for making the announcement to increase the number of continuous air quality monitoring stations in Patna. The announcement was made during the Bihar budget 2018-2019 in the Legislative Assembly on 27 February 2018. The increased air quality monitoring will help get a better estimate of the level of pollution and strengthen Patna’s fight against air pollution.

28 February 2018

Varanasi’s air is not healthy to breathe, claims CEED reports

In a recent analysis by CEED of the air quality of Varanasi in 2017, it was found that the holy city’s air was not healthy to breathe throughout the year, which indicates serious health risks. CEED studied the ambient air quality data from the monitoring station of the Pollution Control Board (PCB) to understand the air quality of Varanasi for the year 2017. In 2017, only 18 days were found under the ‘Good’ air quality category. 

23 January 2018

Prioritise Public Transport to curb Patna’s air pollution crisis: CEED

CEED organised a roundtable on ‘Roadmap for improving Public Transport in Patna’. The objective of the roundtable was to identify key barriers and explore plausible solutions to develop a clean and sustainable public transport system in Patna, which will help alleviate the city’s rising air pollution crisis. The discussion also revolved around exploring possible financial, technological and regulatory support for the much-needed improvement in Patna’s transport sector.

17 January 2018

Lucknow suffers with severe air pollution, claims CEED reports

In a recent analysis by CEED for air quality of the year 2017, Lucknow has perpetually been under dangerous levels of air pollution throughout the year, putting its citizens at serious health risks. CEED studied the ambient air quality data from the real time monitoring station of Pollution Control Board (PCB) to understand the air quality of Lucknow for the year 2017.

15 January 2018

Air in Muzaffarpur was dangerous in 2017, claims CEED report

In a recent analysis conducted by CEED, Muzaffarpur was found to be perpetually under dangerous levels of air pollution in the year 2017, putting its citizens at serious health risks. CEED studied the ambient air quality data from the real time monitoring station of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to understand the air quality of Muzaffarpur for the year 2017. It was observed that more than half of the days (58%) in Muzaffarpur had bad air quality.

10 January, 2018

Only 1 % days of ‘Good’ air quality found in Patna in 2017, claims CEED report

In a recent analysis by CEED, Patna has perpetually been under dangerous levels of air pollution throughout in the year 2017, putting its citizens at serious health risks. CEED studied the ambient air quality data from the real time monitoring station of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to understand the air quality of Patna for the year 2017. In 2017, only 1% (3 days) days were found under ‘Good’ air quality category.

6 January, 2018

Children demand their Right to Breathe Clean Air

Under the ‘Patna for Healthy Air’ campaign led by CEED, school children in Patna presented a citizen’s demand placard to the Member Secretary of the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB). The placard represents demands for a Clean Air Action Plan for the city and has been signed by over 5,000 concerned citizens of Patna. The ‘Patna for Healthy Air’ is a citizen-driven campaign that was kickstarted by CEED last month.

26 December, 2017

CEED and Kaushalya Foundation jointly organise regional workshop on New Bihar RE Policy 2017

CEED, in association with the Kaushalya Foundation organised a regional workshop at Darbhanga to highlight the key elements of the new Bihar renewable energy policy. The policy is expected to revolutionise the energy sector of Bihar by paving the way for investment amounting to Rs 20,000 crore in the sector, and focuses on generating 3433 MW of clean energy from renewable energy sources by the year 2022.

9 December, 2017

CEED welcomes the New Solar Policy 2017 approved by the Uttar Pradesh Government 

CEED welcomes the Solar Policy 2017, passed by the Uttar Pradesh state cabinet on December 05, 2017. The policy has come just in time to bolster the energy growth in the state. Uttar Pradesh is blessed with sunshine all throughout the year and this policy has reassured the state government’s vision with that of the national target. This policy aims to set up 10,700 MW of grid connected solar in the state by FY2022, which in turn offsets the carbon emissions of the country by 13,669,250 t/CO2 per year.

7 December, 2017

CEED releases report on mainstreaming E-rickshaws for urban mobility

CEED released a report titled ‘De-fossilising the Urban Public Mobility: Mainstreaming the E-rickshaw’ in Lucknow. The report primarily explores the social and environmental benefits of mainstreaming e-rickshaws on a large scale to improve last-mile connectivity and reduce air pollution in the urban mobility sector. The report not only encapsulates the benefits of switching to e-rickshaw, but also identifies key concerns and challenges faced by e-rickshaws with respect to battery charging infrastructure.

4 December, 2017

CEED welcomes Government’s decision to formulate policy to curb pollution

CEED welcomes the decision of the Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Sushil Kumar Modi to formulate a state policy for the reduction of air pollutants from construction and demolition waste. The decision has come at a time when the state capital is suffering from high concentration of particulate matter emissions causing ‘severe’ air pollution levels; construction and demolition waste being one of the major sources for the same.

30 November, 2017

CEED demands a Clean Air Action Plan for Patna

Around 350 students from Patna’s premier school, Dr. D.Y. Patil Pushapalata Patil International School, unfurled a 100 feet banner that read ‘Patna Needs Clean Air Action Plan’. The public outreach activity was part of the ‘Patna for Healthy Air’ campaign, a citizen’s initiative against air pollution, engined by CEED. Owing to the deteriorating air quality in the city that is currently oscillating between “Severe” and “Very Poor” AQI levels, CEED along with the student body and faculty of the DDYPPP International School, Patna demanded for a Clean Air Action Plan from the Bihar Government.

27 November, 2017

CEED demands a Clean Air Action Plan for Lucknow

CEED, in collaboration with several civil societies carried out an outreach activity at the iconic Rumi Darwaza situated in Lucknow to raise awareness on public health crisis due to the alarming air pollution levels in the city and the state. Through the citizen-centric initiative, CEED urged the state government to formulate a Clean Air Action Plan on an urgent basis, which includes effective, practical and indigenous solutions to address the rising air pollution levels in both Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh.

22 November, 2017

Hundreds of joggers at Gandhi Maidan demand their right for Healthy Air

In order to raise awareness on the issue of air pollution among joggers, CEED organized an activity at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan at the crack of dawn. Hundreds of these joggers demanded measures to address the rising air pollution in the city, and also urged their fellow Patnaites to get involved and play a role in improving the current air quality of Patna. They also signed petitions in the form of messages on postcards addressed to the Bihar Government. 

18 November, 2017

Children demand their right to breathe clean air in Patna

On the occasion of Children’s Day, hundreds of students from Patna Muslim High School in Patna, demanded their right to clean air. These students demanded measures to address the rising air pollution in the city and also urged the citizens to take immediate action by supporting them in the fight against worsening air quality. The activity started as part of a citizen initiative against air pollution, dubbed as ‘Patna for Healthy Air’.

14 November, 2017

CEED: States along the Indo-Gangetic plain must collaborate to tackle air pollution

In an attempt to bring government representatives from three states Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh together to discuss a regional clean air action plan, CEED organised a national conference on Air Pollution entitled ‘Healthy Air: Collaborating efforts to mitigate pollution in the Indo-Gangetic region’. Shri Sushil Kumar Modi, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, inaugurated and convened the conference on air quality management.

31 October, 2017

CEED issues health advisory for Patna before Diwali

On the eve of Diwali, CEED issued a health advisory for the citizens of Patna, and also urged them to celebrate a cracker-less Diwali. The advisory was issued owing to the current AQI levels, which was marked as ‘very poor’, and also in reference to last year’s air quality data, released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

18 October, 2017

CEED and Vikalp Foundation organise regional workshop on New Bihar RE Policy

With an objective to disseminate the key components of the new renewable energy policy of Bihar, CEED along with the Vikalp Foundation organized a regional workshop in Gaya. The workshop highlighted the efficacies of the new policy and ways in which it will help Bihar reach energy sufficiency by adding 3433 MW of power from renewable energy sources into its generation capacity in the next 5 years.

11 October, 2017

CEED and BEA jointly organise regional workshop on New Bihar RE Policy

In a bid to disseminate the salient features of the recently approved renewable energy policy of Bihar, CEED along with the Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) organized a regional workshop in Bhagalpur. The objective of the workshop was to create awareness of the renewable energy landscape in Bihar and the corresponding entrepreneurial growth in the state.

13 September, 2017

Varanasi Builders’ Association pledge for solar rooftop

CEED organized a roundtable on ‘Vibrant Varanasi: Role of Real Estate Sector in Solarising Varanasi’ in collaboration with the members of the Varanasi Builders’ Association. The aim was to discuss the role of the real estate sector in establishing the holy city, Varanasi as the first renewable powered smart city of India by 2025, and to develop a roadmap for 100% Varanasi, a campaign that CEED will be launching soon.

23 August, 2017

CEED celebrates Akshay Urja Diwas in Varanasi

CEED, along with the citizens of Varanasi celebrated Akshay Urja Diwas (Renewable Energy Day) at the Assi Ghat, to spread the message of clean renewable energy, a critical factor for the development of the city. The activity was organised to spread awareness about the benefits of renewable energy, and ensure 24X7 power for all.

20 August, 2017

Renewable energy policy moves towards ensuring Energy for All in Bihar, says CEED
CEED organised a national conference on renewable energy, “RE-Powering Bihar: Energising Access and Opportunities” in the city to highlight the key elements of the recently notified Bihar Policy for Promotion of Bihar New and Renewable Energy Sources 2017.
15 June, 2017

CEED’s Planet Paltans celebrate Bihar’s new RE Policy 2017 on World Environment Day

CEED along with its environment action group ‘Planet Paltan’, marked the 44th World Environment Day in Patna on Monday. Over 50 Planet Paltan members gathered to send out a positive message “Connect with Renewable- Clean Energy, Clean Air, Clean Bihar”; and urged the citizens of Patna to go renewable.

05 June, 2017

New renewable energy policy makes Bihar energy sufficient by 2022
CEED along with other civil societies congratulate the Bihar Government for approving the new Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy, 2017, in its cabinet meeting today. This policy will help Bihar reach energy sufficiency in the next five years by adding 3433 MW of power from renewable energy sources into its generation capacity.
23 May, 2017

Solar roof top programme to transform the energy landscape of Varanasi
CEED organised a national conference on solar energy in Varanasi and released an exhaustive report titled ‘Vibrant Varanasi: Transformation through Solar Rooftop’. The report highlights the holy city’s energy infrastructure and unveils its solar rooftop potential of 676 megawatt (MW), which can be generated by using only 8.3% of Varanasi’s roof-space.
20 May, 2017

CEED urged Government to develop a roadmap for sustainable and clean UP
Owing to the massive energy deficiency and rising air pollution levels in the cities of UP, CEED demanded the state government to formulate policies to promote renewable energy and clean air action plan on priority.
18 April, 2017

Delhi’s air still unbreathable, confirms CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Delhi’ for the winter months that depicted alarming situation of air quality in our national capital. Not a single day in the four-month long winter season was noted under the ‘Good’ air quality category.
17 March, 2017

Air pollution at alarming levels in Patna, claims CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Patna’ for the winter months in 2016-17 that shows alarming level of air pollution in Patna.
17 March, 2017

CEED urges Patnaites to celebrate a pollution-free Holika Dahan
With Holika Dahan just a few days away, CEED conducted a survey on the bonfire practices in the city. The results of the survey revealed that 70% of the total bonfire samples were found with heaps of garbage such as plastic bags, old tyres, rubber products, leather cuttings and other waste materials along with wood.
10 March, 2017

School children urge Health Minister to issue advisory on air pollution
CEED along with its student volunteers met Health Minister, Shri Satyendra Kumar Jain at his residence today. The children urged him to issue health advisories in each ward of the city. This meeting is a follow-up to a previous meeting in August 2016 when the children handed the Minister petitions of over 1,00,000 citizens who demanded health advisories and an action plan for Delhi.
16 February, 2017

CEED urges Government of Bihar to formulate Clean Air Action Plan
Environmental experts from all over the country gathered at the National Conference on Clean Air Bihar organised by CEED in Patna. The conference aimed at discussing and demanding an immediate roadmap for a Clean Air Action Plan for Patna and other cities of Bihar, to protect the citizens from rising air pollution levels in the state.
7 February, 2017

Ghazipur Residents demand Health Advisory due to severe air quality
CEED organised a community dialogue with the residents of Ghazipur, Delhi. The event marked a silent protest to highlight the problems faced by the residents living around the Ghazipur landfill site because of the the deteriorating air quality in the area due to open burning of waste. The residents urged the Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendra Jain to take immediate action
5 February, 2017

CEED releases 100% UP Campaign Movie to prioritise environment in the upcoming UP election
CEED released a short film under the 100% UP Campaign. The movie includes Bollywood actors from UP advocating for clean UP and urging people to vote for clean environment in the upcoming state assembly election. The released video is part of the CEED awareness campaign to create a political consensus on the issue of environment for the upcoming UP election.
13 January, 2016

Varanasi and Allahabad had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year: Regional action plan needed to improve air quality
A new report launched by CEED, IndiaSpend and Care4Air at an air quality workshop, ‘Lifting the Smog’, has revealed that Varanasi and Allahabad, both had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year. The report bases its findings on Central Pollution Control Board’s 2015 data set and concludes that heavy industrial activity across the Indo-Gangetic belt has led to rapid degradation of air quality across north Indian region.
12 December, 2016

CEED organises 100% UP Campaign’s Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra
In collaboration with Amrita Vidhya – Education For Immortality Society, CEED organised the Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra. The campaign aims for sustainable development of the state with establishing renewable energy as main source of energy and setting sustainable action plan for clean air, clean water access and effective waste management.
8 December, 2016

CEED unfurls the 100% UP Campaign at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad
Along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh, CEED unfurled the 100% UP Campaign banner at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad on Saturday. The event was marked with a boat rally in collaboration with several boat riders at Sangam that extended their wholehearted support to the campaign towards clean rivers and clean environment.
3 Deceber, 2016

Patnaites Talk About Alarming Air Pollution Levels in the City
A recent survey on air pollution in Patna conducted by CEED reveals that 93% of the respondents are aware of the alarming levels of air pollution in the city. A majority of the respondents also suggested that they are willing to bear higher taxes levied on them provided the Government takes strict actions to combat the menace of air pollution in the city.
29 November, 2016

CEED releases Public Manifesto on Environment for upcoming UP Assembly Election: Four major political parties give commitment for election manifesto on environment
CEED along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh released the public manifesto on environment for the next year state assembly elections.
26 November, 2016

CEED’s 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto: Organised civil society consultation in Jhansi
CEED along with Bundelkhand Civil Society organised a civil society consultation in Jhansi. The consultation was held under the banner of 100% UP Campaign that aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
18 November, 2016

CEED launches 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto
The 100% UP campaign aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
13 November, 2016

CEED Releases Report on Ambient Air Quality for Five Cities in UP
CEED released data from the 24 hour monitoring of ambient air quality of late monsoon months (August- September), in five cities across Uttar Pradesh.
26 October, 2016

Varanasi Air Quality needs immediate attention: CEED demand for clean air action plan for Varanasi
CEED launched a report, “Ambient Air Quality in Varanasi” that gives out a detailed analysis of the deteriorating air quality in the city. The report comprises of a critical analysis of the data on air pollution in Varanasi during the monsoon months.
19 October, 2016

Patna: World Car Free Day Carnival
Patna celebrated its first World Car-free Day on Thursday to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and raise awareness about the alarming pollution levels in the city.
22 September, 2016

CEED Demands healthy breathable air, Urges Government to fight indoor air pollution
CEED organised a national conference on ‘Indoor Air Pollution’ to urge the Govt. of Bihar to formulate policies and programme to create smokeless environment for healthy and breathable air.
22 August, 2016

CEED demands for a “Clean Cooking Bihar” Environment friendly cook stoves given to beneficiaries
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) launched ‘Clean Cooking Bihar’ campaign by giving 12 environment friendly cook stoves to highlight the issue of air pollution in Patna.
28 June, 2016

Patna’s ambient air quality requires Intensive Care Unit (ICU) CEED demand for clean air action plan for Bihar
A new report “Ambient Air Quality Analysis” for Patna revealing the new data of ambient air quality in the city was released by CEED.
8 June, 2016

CEED Welcomes the Delhi Solar Roof Top policy and urged for speedy Implementation
Help Delhi Breathe collation partners and Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), welcome the decision of the Government of Delhi to approve the solar roof top policy.
7 June, 2016

CEED launches Help Delhi Breathe Campaign
CEED launched its air pollution campaign under the name of ‘Help Delhi Breathe’ to curb air pollution in the city. The campaign will mobilize support of 5-7 lakh people with the help of ‘Auto Rickshaws’ to promote clean energy through ‘Solar Roof Top Program’ in Delhi.
20 May, 2016

Students demand Government for Concrete Action to Curb Air Pollution in Patna
Over 350 students of B. D. Public School, laid their bodies down to form a giant human banner “ Care for Air” to draw attention towards poor air quality in Patna.
8 February, 2016

CEED Released a report titled-‘Towards Healthy Air for Patna, to curb air Pollution’
Every lungful of breath we inhale in Patna often contains high Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM), much above the permissible limits. As per the World Health Organization1 (WHO), Patna is second most polluted city with high level of concentrated particulate matter.
17 January, 2016

Paris Climate agreement advocates for low carbon development framework Bihar must set out an aggressive renewable energy pathway
The recently concluded climate change agreement (COP 21) at Paris ended with hope to keep the global temperature rise to well below 2 degree Celsius and making a strong effort to bring it down to 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
17 December, 2015

Young students exhibits the exemplary responsibilities to protect environment
The Champions of Earth Award ceremony, for excellence in exhibiting the leadership skill and proliferating the message to go for sound and sustainable environment, was organised by CEED at Patna Central High School.
15 December, 2015

CEED demands a major share of Renewable Energy for Bihar under the INDCs
As the nation pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birthday, the Government of India (GOI) announced its much-awaited Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to combat climate change ahead of the Paris summit to be held in December, 2015.
2 October, 2015

CEED releases Renewable Energy MANIFESTO for Political Parties in Bihar Bollywood Personality, SWARA BHASKAR joins the Campaign for 100% RE Bihar
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) unveiled the “Public Manifesto for Renewable Energy” to all major political parties of Bihar in a Press Conference organised in Patna today. The Public Manifesto was unveiled by famous Bollywood personality and Bihar native, Swara Bhaskar
10 September, 2015

Students from St. Xavier School Patna form giant human art sign to spread message on renewable energy
Hundreds of students joined Centre for Environment and Energy development (CEED) on national renewable energy day, to form a giant human art design “Renewable Energy empowering Bihar”.
20 August, 2015

CEED Launched 100% Renewable Energy (RE) campaign for growing Bihar Civil Society Groups to Mobilise 100000 support for Renewable Energy
CEED, along with local civil society groups launched a 100% Bihar RE campaigns with a focus on decentralised renewable energy (DRE) project for growing Bihar.
31 July, 2015

Policy development framework for renewable energy recommended for efficient energy access program in Bihar
Energy Minister of Bihar, Shri Bijendra Prasad Yadav assured the investors and other stakeholders to create a development and policy framework for energy access through network of micro and mini grids powered by renewable energy to ensure “energy to all”.
16 July, 2015

Young Minds Pledged To Protect The Environment
More than 350 students at Shoshit Samadhan School pledged to take action towards protecting the environment.  The students expressed their views in a paintings competition held at school premises on the occasion of “World Environment Day”.
5 June, 2015

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CEED celebrates Akshay Urja Diwas in Varanasi

CEED, along with the citizens of Varanasi celebrated Akshay Urja Diwas (Renewable Energy Day) at the Assi Ghat, to spread the message of clean renewable energy, a critical factor for the development of the city. The activity was organised to spread awareness about the benefits of renewable energy, and ensure 24X7 power for all.

20 August, 2017

Renewable energy policy moves towards ensuring Energy for All in Bihar, says CEED
CEED organised a national conference on renewable energy, “RE-Powering Bihar: Energising Access and Opportunities” in the city to highlight the key elements of the recently notified Bihar Policy for Promotion of Bihar New and Renewable Energy Sources 2017.
15 June, 2017

CEED’s Planet Paltans celebrate Bihar’s new RE Policy 2017 on World Environment Day

CEED along with its environment action group ‘Planet Paltan’, marked the 44th World Environment Day in Patna on Monday. Over 50 Planet Paltan members gathered to send out a positive message “Connect with Renewable- Clean Energy, Clean Air, Clean Bihar”; and urged the citizens of Patna to go renewable.

05 June, 2017

New renewable energy policy makes Bihar energy sufficient by 2022
CEED along with other civil societies congratulate the Bihar Government for approving the new Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy, 2017, in its cabinet meeting today. This policy will help Bihar reach energy sufficiency in the next five years by adding 3433 MW of power from renewable energy sources into its generation capacity.
23 May, 2017

Solar roof top programme to transform the energy landscape of Varanasi
CEED organised a national conference on solar energy in Varanasi and released an exhaustive report titled ‘Vibrant Varanasi: Transformation through Solar Rooftop’. The report highlights the holy city’s energy infrastructure and unveils its solar rooftop potential of 676 megawatt (MW), which can be generated by using only 8.3% of Varanasi’s roof-space.
20 May, 2017

CEED urged Government to develop a roadmap for sustainable and clean UP
Owing to the massive energy deficiency and rising air pollution levels in the cities of UP, CEED demanded the state government to formulate policies to promote renewable energy and clean air action plan on priority.
18 April, 2017

Delhi’s air still unbreathable, confirms CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Delhi’ for the winter months that depicted alarming situation of air quality in our national capital. Not a single day in the four-month long winter season was noted under the ‘Good’ air quality category.
17 March, 2017

Air pollution at alarming levels in Patna, claims CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Patna’ for the winter months in 2016-17 that shows alarming level of air pollution in Patna.
17 March, 2017

CEED urges Patnaites to celebrate a pollution-free Holika Dahan
With Holika Dahan just a few days away, CEED conducted a survey on the bonfire practices in the city. The results of the survey revealed that 70% of the total bonfire samples were found with heaps of garbage such as plastic bags, old tyres, rubber products, leather cuttings and other waste materials along with wood.
10 March, 2017

School children urge Health Minister to issue advisory on air pollution
CEED along with its student volunteers met Health Minister, Shri Satyendra Kumar Jain at his residence today. The children urged him to issue health advisories in each ward of the city. This meeting is a follow-up to a previous meeting in August 2016 when the children handed the Minister petitions of over 1,00,000 citizens who demanded health advisories and an action plan for Delhi.
16 February, 2017

CEED urges Government of Bihar to formulate Clean Air Action Plan
Environmental experts from all over the country gathered at the National Conference on Clean Air Bihar organised by CEED in Patna. The conference aimed at discussing and demanding an immediate roadmap for a Clean Air Action Plan for Patna and other cities of Bihar, to protect the citizens from rising air pollution levels in the state.
7 February, 2017

Ghazipur Residents demand Health Advisory due to severe air quality
CEED organised a community dialogue with the residents of Ghazipur, Delhi. The event marked a silent protest to highlight the problems faced by the residents living around the Ghazipur landfill site because of the the deteriorating air quality in the area due to open burning of waste. The residents urged the Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendra Jain to take immediate action
5 February, 2017

CEED releases 100% UP Campaign Movie to prioritise environment in the upcoming UP election
CEED released a short film under the 100% UP Campaign. The movie includes Bollywood actors from UP advocating for clean UP and urging people to vote for clean environment in the upcoming state assembly election. The released video is part of the CEED awareness campaign to create a political consensus on the issue of environment for the upcoming UP election.
13 January, 2016

Varanasi and Allahabad had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year: Regional action plan needed to improve air quality
A new report launched by CEED, IndiaSpend and Care4Air at an air quality workshop, ‘Lifting the Smog’, has revealed that Varanasi and Allahabad, both had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year. The report bases its findings on Central Pollution Control Board’s 2015 data set and concludes that heavy industrial activity across the Indo-Gangetic belt has led to rapid degradation of air quality across north Indian region.
12 December, 2016

CEED organises 100% UP Campaign’s Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra
In collaboration with Amrita Vidhya – Education For Immortality Society, CEED organised the Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra. The campaign aims for sustainable development of the state with establishing renewable energy as main source of energy and setting sustainable action plan for clean air, clean water access and effective waste management.
8 December, 2016

CEED unfurls the 100% UP Campaign at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad
Along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh, CEED unfurled the 100% UP Campaign banner at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad on Saturday. The event was marked with a boat rally in collaboration with several boat riders at Sangam that extended their wholehearted support to the campaign towards clean rivers and clean environment.
3 Deceber, 2016

Patnaites Talk About Alarming Air Pollution Levels in the City
A recent survey on air pollution in Patna conducted by CEED reveals that 93% of the respondents are aware of the alarming levels of air pollution in the city. A majority of the respondents also suggested that they are willing to bear higher taxes levied on them provided the Government takes strict actions to combat the menace of air pollution in the city.
29 November, 2016

CEED releases Public Manifesto on Environment for upcoming UP Assembly Election: Four major political parties give commitment for election manifesto on environment
CEED along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh released the public manifesto on environment for the next year state assembly elections.
26 November, 2016

CEED’s 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto: Organised civil society consultation in Jhansi
CEED along with Bundelkhand Civil Society organised a civil society consultation in Jhansi. The consultation was held under the banner of 100% UP Campaign that aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
18 November, 2016

CEED launches 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto
The 100% UP campaign aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
13 November, 2016

CEED Releases Report on Ambient Air Quality for Five Cities in UP
CEED released data from the 24 hour monitoring of ambient air quality of late monsoon months (August- September), in five cities across Uttar Pradesh.
26 October, 2016

Varanasi Air Quality needs immediate attention: CEED demand for clean air action plan for Varanasi
CEED launched a report, “Ambient Air Quality in Varanasi” that gives out a detailed analysis of the deteriorating air quality in the city. The report comprises of a critical analysis of the data on air pollution in Varanasi during the monsoon months.
19 October, 2016

Patna: World Car Free Day Carnival
Patna celebrated its first World Car-free Day on Thursday to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and raise awareness about the alarming pollution levels in the city.
22 September, 2016

CEED Demands healthy breathable air, Urges Government to fight indoor air pollution
CEED organised a national conference on ‘Indoor Air Pollution’ to urge the Govt. of Bihar to formulate policies and programme to create smokeless environment for healthy and breathable air.
22 August, 2016

CEED demands for a “Clean Cooking Bihar” Environment friendly cook stoves given to beneficiaries
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) launched ‘Clean Cooking Bihar’ campaign by giving 12 environment friendly cook stoves to highlight the issue of air pollution in Patna.
28 June, 2016

Patna’s ambient air quality requires Intensive Care Unit (ICU) CEED demand for clean air action plan for Bihar
A new report “Ambient Air Quality Analysis” for Patna revealing the new data of ambient air quality in the city was released by CEED.
8 June, 2016

CEED Welcomes the Delhi Solar Roof Top policy and urged for speedy Implementation
Help Delhi Breathe collation partners and Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), welcome the decision of the Government of Delhi to approve the solar roof top policy.
7 June, 2016

CEED launches Help Delhi Breathe Campaign
CEED launched its air pollution campaign under the name of ‘Help Delhi Breathe’ to curb air pollution in the city. The campaign will mobilize support of 5-7 lakh people with the help of ‘Auto Rickshaws’ to promote clean energy through ‘Solar Roof Top Program’ in Delhi.
20 May, 2016

Students demand Government for Concrete Action to Curb Air Pollution in Patna
Over 350 students of B. D. Public School, laid their bodies down to form a giant human banner “ Care for Air” to draw attention towards poor air quality in Patna.
8 February, 2016

CEED Released a report titled-‘Towards Healthy Air for Patna, to curb air Pollution’
Every lungful of breath we inhale in Patna often contains high Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM), much above the permissible limits. As per the World Health Organization1 (WHO), Patna is second most polluted city with high level of concentrated particulate matter.
17 January, 2016

Paris Climate agreement advocates for low carbon development framework Bihar must set out an aggressive renewable energy pathway
The recently concluded climate change agreement (COP 21) at Paris ended with hope to keep the global temperature rise to well below 2 degree Celsius and making a strong effort to bring it down to 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
17 December, 2015

Young students exhibits the exemplary responsibilities to protect environment
The Champions of Earth Award ceremony, for excellence in exhibiting the leadership skill and proliferating the message to go for sound and sustainable environment, was organised by CEED at Patna Central High School.
15 December, 2015

CEED demands a major share of Renewable Energy for Bihar under the INDCs
As the nation pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birthday, the Government of India (GOI) announced its much-awaited Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to combat climate change ahead of the Paris summit to be held in December, 2015.
2 October, 2015

CEED releases Renewable Energy MANIFESTO for Political Parties in Bihar Bollywood Personality, SWARA BHASKAR joins the Campaign for 100% RE Bihar
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) unveiled the “Public Manifesto for Renewable Energy” to all major political parties of Bihar in a Press Conference organised in Patna today. The Public Manifesto was unveiled by famous Bollywood personality and Bihar native, Swara Bhaskar
10 September, 2015

Students from St. Xavier School Patna form giant human art sign to spread message on renewable energy
Hundreds of students joined Centre for Environment and Energy development (CEED) on national renewable energy day, to form a giant human art design “Renewable Energy empowering Bihar”.
20 August, 2015

CEED Launched 100% Renewable Energy (RE) campaign for growing Bihar Civil Society Groups to Mobilise 100000 support for Renewable Energy
CEED, along with local civil society groups launched a 100% Bihar RE campaigns with a focus on decentralised renewable energy (DRE) project for growing Bihar.
31 July, 2015

Policy development framework for renewable energy recommended for efficient energy access program in Bihar
Energy Minister of Bihar, Shri Bijendra Prasad Yadav assured the investors and other stakeholders to create a development and policy framework for energy access through network of micro and mini grids powered by renewable energy to ensure “energy to all”.
16 July, 2015

Young Minds Pledged To Protect The Environment
More than 350 students at Shoshit Samadhan School pledged to take action towards protecting the environment.  The students expressed their views in a paintings competition held at school premises on the occasion of “World Environment Day”.
5 June, 2015

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New renewable energy policy makes Bihar energy sufficient by 2022
CEED along with other civil societies congratulate the Bihar Government for approving the new Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy, 2017, in its cabinet meeting today. This policy will help Bihar reach energy sufficiency in the next five years by adding 3433 MW of power from renewable energy sources into its generation capacity.
23 May, 2017

Solar roof top programme to transform the energy landscape of Varanasi
CEED organised a national conference on solar energy in Varanasi and released an exhaustive report titled ‘Vibrant Varanasi: Transformation through Solar Rooftop’. The report highlights the holy city’s energy infrastructure and unveils its solar rooftop potential of 676 megawatt (MW), which can be generated by using only 8.3% of Varanasi’s roof-space.
20 May, 2017

CEED urged Government to develop a roadmap for sustainable and clean UP
Owing to the massive energy deficiency and rising air pollution levels in the cities of UP, CEED demanded the state government to formulate policies to promote renewable energy and clean air action plan on priority.
18 April, 2017

Delhi’s air still unbreathable, confirms CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Delhi’ for the winter months that depicted alarming situation of air quality in our national capital. Not a single day in the four-month long winter season was noted under the ‘Good’ air quality category.
17 March, 2017

Air pollution at alarming levels in Patna, claims CEED’s report
CEED released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Patna’ for the winter months in 2016-17 that shows alarming level of air pollution in Patna.
17 March, 2017

CEED urges Patnaites to celebrate a pollution-free Holika Dahan
With Holika Dahan just a few days away, CEED conducted a survey on the bonfire practices in the city. The results of the survey revealed that 70% of the total bonfire samples were found with heaps of garbage such as plastic bags, old tyres, rubber products, leather cuttings and other waste materials along with wood.
10 March, 2017

School children urge Health Minister to issue advisory on air pollution
CEED along with its student volunteers met Health Minister, Shri Satyendra Kumar Jain at his residence today. The children urged him to issue health advisories in each ward of the city. This meeting is a follow-up to a previous meeting in August 2016 when the children handed the Minister petitions of over 1,00,000 citizens who demanded health advisories and an action plan for Delhi.
16 February, 2017

CEED urges Government of Bihar to formulate Clean Air Action Plan
Environmental experts from all over the country gathered at the National Conference on Clean Air Bihar organised by CEED in Patna. The conference aimed at discussing and demanding an immediate roadmap for a Clean Air Action Plan for Patna and other cities of Bihar, to protect the citizens from rising air pollution levels in the state.
7 February, 2017

Ghazipur Residents demand Health Advisory due to severe air quality
CEED organised a community dialogue with the residents of Ghazipur, Delhi. The event marked a silent protest to highlight the problems faced by the residents living around the Ghazipur landfill site because of the the deteriorating air quality in the area due to open burning of waste. The residents urged the Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendra Jain to take immediate action
5 February, 2017

CEED releases 100% UP Campaign Movie to prioritise environment in the upcoming UP election
CEED released a short film under the 100% UP Campaign. The movie includes Bollywood actors from UP advocating for clean UP and urging people to vote for clean environment in the upcoming state assembly election. The released video is part of the CEED awareness campaign to create a political consensus on the issue of environment for the upcoming UP election.
13 January, 2016

Varanasi and Allahabad had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year: Regional action plan needed to improve air quality
A new report launched by CEED, IndiaSpend and Care4Air at an air quality workshop, ‘Lifting the Smog’, has revealed that Varanasi and Allahabad, both had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year. The report bases its findings on Central Pollution Control Board’s 2015 data set and concludes that heavy industrial activity across the Indo-Gangetic belt has led to rapid degradation of air quality across north Indian region.
12 December, 2016

CEED organises 100% UP Campaign’s Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra
In collaboration with Amrita Vidhya – Education For Immortality Society, CEED organised the Paaryavaran Chunavi Jan Samvad Yatra in Agra. The campaign aims for sustainable development of the state with establishing renewable energy as main source of energy and setting sustainable action plan for clean air, clean water access and effective waste management.
8 December, 2016

CEED unfurls the 100% UP Campaign at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad
Along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh, CEED unfurled the 100% UP Campaign banner at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad on Saturday. The event was marked with a boat rally in collaboration with several boat riders at Sangam that extended their wholehearted support to the campaign towards clean rivers and clean environment.
3 Deceber, 2016

Patnaites Talk About Alarming Air Pollution Levels in the City
A recent survey on air pollution in Patna conducted by CEED reveals that 93% of the respondents are aware of the alarming levels of air pollution in the city. A majority of the respondents also suggested that they are willing to bear higher taxes levied on them provided the Government takes strict actions to combat the menace of air pollution in the city.
29 November, 2016

CEED releases Public Manifesto on Environment for upcoming UP Assembly Election: Four major political parties give commitment for election manifesto on environment
CEED along with civil society groups active in Uttar Pradesh released the public manifesto on environment for the next year state assembly elections.
26 November, 2016

CEED’s 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto: Organised civil society consultation in Jhansi
CEED along with Bundelkhand Civil Society organised a civil society consultation in Jhansi. The consultation was held under the banner of 100% UP Campaign that aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
18 November, 2016

CEED launches 100% UP campaign to urge political parties to include environment in the manifesto
The 100% UP campaign aims at creating a sustainable environment in the state by moving towards renewable energy; highlighting measures for healthy air and clean water, and ensuring proper waste management.
13 November, 2016

CEED Releases Report on Ambient Air Quality for Five Cities in UP
CEED released data from the 24 hour monitoring of ambient air quality of late monsoon months (August- September), in five cities across Uttar Pradesh.
26 October, 2016

Varanasi Air Quality needs immediate attention: CEED demand for clean air action plan for Varanasi
CEED launched a report, “Ambient Air Quality in Varanasi” that gives out a detailed analysis of the deteriorating air quality in the city. The report comprises of a critical analysis of the data on air pollution in Varanasi during the monsoon months.
19 October, 2016

Patna: World Car Free Day Carnival
Patna celebrated its first World Car-free Day on Thursday to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and raise awareness about the alarming pollution levels in the city.
22 September, 2016

CEED Demands healthy breathable air, Urges Government to fight indoor air pollution
CEED organised a national conference on ‘Indoor Air Pollution’ to urge the Govt. of Bihar to formulate policies and programme to create smokeless environment for healthy and breathable air.
22 August, 2016

CEED demands for a “Clean Cooking Bihar” Environment friendly cook stoves given to beneficiaries
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) launched ‘Clean Cooking Bihar’ campaign by giving 12 environment friendly cook stoves to highlight the issue of air pollution in Patna.
28 June, 2016

Patna’s ambient air quality requires Intensive Care Unit (ICU) CEED demand for clean air action plan for Bihar
A new report “Ambient Air Quality Analysis” for Patna revealing the new data of ambient air quality in the city was released by CEED.
8 June, 2016

CEED Welcomes the Delhi Solar Roof Top policy and urged for speedy Implementation
Help Delhi Breathe collation partners and Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), welcome the decision of the Government of Delhi to approve the solar roof top policy.
7 June, 2016

CEED launches Help Delhi Breathe Campaign
CEED launched its air pollution campaign under the name of ‘Help Delhi Breathe’ to curb air pollution in the city. The campaign will mobilize support of 5-7 lakh people with the help of ‘Auto Rickshaws’ to promote clean energy through ‘Solar Roof Top Program’ in Delhi.
20 May, 2016

Students demand Government for Concrete Action to Curb Air Pollution in Patna
Over 350 students of B. D. Public School, laid their bodies down to form a giant human banner “ Care for Air” to draw attention towards poor air quality in Patna.
8 February, 2016

CEED Released a report titled-‘Towards Healthy Air for Patna, to curb air Pollution’
Every lungful of breath we inhale in Patna often contains high Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM), much above the permissible limits. As per the World Health Organization1 (WHO), Patna is second most polluted city with high level of concentrated particulate matter.
17 January, 2016

Paris Climate agreement advocates for low carbon development framework Bihar must set out an aggressive renewable energy pathway
The recently concluded climate change agreement (COP 21) at Paris ended with hope to keep the global temperature rise to well below 2 degree Celsius and making a strong effort to bring it down to 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
17 December, 2015

Young students exhibits the exemplary responsibilities to protect environment
The Champions of Earth Award ceremony, for excellence in exhibiting the leadership skill and proliferating the message to go for sound and sustainable environment, was organised by CEED at Patna Central High School.
15 December, 2015

CEED demands a major share of Renewable Energy for Bihar under the INDCs
As the nation pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birthday, the Government of India (GOI) announced its much-awaited Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to combat climate change ahead of the Paris summit to be held in December, 2015.
2 October, 2015

CEED releases Renewable Energy MANIFESTO for Political Parties in Bihar Bollywood Personality, SWARA BHASKAR joins the Campaign for 100% RE Bihar
Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) unveiled the “Public Manifesto for Renewable Energy” to all major political parties of Bihar in a Press Conference organised in Patna today. The Public Manifesto was unveiled by famous Bollywood personality and Bihar native, Swara Bhaskar
10 September, 2015

Students from St. Xavier School Patna form giant human art sign to spread message on renewable energy
Hundreds of students joined Centre for Environment and Energy development (CEED) on national renewable energy day, to form a giant human art design “Renewable Energy empowering Bihar”.
20 August, 2015

CEED Launched 100% Renewable Energy (RE) campaign for growing Bihar Civil Society Groups to Mobilise 100000 support for Renewable Energy
CEED, along with local civil society groups launched a 100% Bihar RE campaigns with a focus on decentralised renewable energy (DRE) project for growing Bihar.
31 July, 2015

Policy development framework for renewable energy recommended for efficient energy access program in Bihar
Energy Minister of Bihar, Shri Bijendra Prasad Yadav assured the investors and other stakeholders to create a development and policy framework for energy access through network of micro and mini grids powered by renewable energy to ensure “energy to all”.
16 July, 2015

Young Minds Pledged To Protect The Environment
More than 350 students at Shoshit Samadhan School pledged to take action towards protecting the environment.  The students expressed their views in a paintings competition held at school premises on the occasion of “World Environment Day”.
5 June, 2015