TERRE Policy Centre

Transforming small cities into smart cities: SRMIST & TERRE Policy

Transforming small cities into smart cities: SRMIST & TERRE Policy

May 26, 2021

SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Chennai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TERRE Policy Centre which is a non-profit organisation dedicated to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Our campus in Chennai is like a small city and our aim ...

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Educational institutes pledge for carbon neutrality

Educational institutes pledge for carbon neutrality

December 21, 2020

To mark the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change, and in an effort to boost the global commitment to slow down global warming and arrest climate change, Climate Ambition Summit was hosted by United Nations, UK and France, in partnership with Chile and Italy....

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Sowing the seeds for tomorrow’s climate leaders

Sowing the seeds for tomorrow’s climate leaders

December 9, 2020

To mark the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change, and in an effort to boost the global commitment to slow down global warming and arrest climate change, Climate Ambition Summit is being hosted by United Nations, UK and France, in partnership with Chile and Ita...

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Hackathon HAB-59 for mobile apps launched

Hackathon HAB-59 for mobile apps launched

July 20, 2020

Joining the race to develop apps to replace the 59 Chinese apps banned by central government, a novel hackathon has been launched in Pune. Pune-based Terre Policy Centre has joined hands with MIT-ADT university to launch a unique hackathon to encourage students all over the count...

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World Environment Day or World Emergency Day?

World Environment Day or World Emergency Day?

June 4, 2020

In line with the theme of this year’s World Environment Day, urban forests could become instrumental in protecting biodiversity and cleaning up the Earth at the same time. Friday marks the 46th World Environment Day (WED), a global event coordinated by United Nations Environmen...

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Internet portal of S2S launched for the stranded students in COVID19

Internet portal of S2S launched for the stranded students in COVID19

April 4, 2020

Amidst the lockdown when thousands of students are stranded, especially those from the marginalised sections, a website portal has been launched by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in collaboration with TERRE Policy Centre to extend support.  Much needed interne...

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Interview: Rajendra Shende, chairman, Terre Policy Centre, member of governing body of World Peace University, Pune

Interview: Rajendra Shende, chairman, Terre Policy Centre, member of governing body of World Peace University, Pune

February 2, 2020

Hailing from a spiritual family, living in a small village in Maharashtra, but equipped with an engineering degree from a reputed college, professor Vishwanath Karad, a leading educationist, has integrated spirituality, science and sustainability with the object of promoting inte...

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Planet or plastic?

Planet or plastic?

October 4, 2019

On the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, TERRE Policy Centre under its Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN), released the first ever ‘Guideline for single-use plastic free campus’ in Fergusson college, Pune.

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Smart citizens from smart campus

Smart citizens from smart campus

July 31, 2019

The national competition of ‘Clean and Smart Campus’ is a step towards preparing smart citizens out of students who are going to live in the smart cities and develop the country to smarter India and take it to the global level by practicing sustainable and effective methods t...

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