Institutions

An Evaluation of India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change

This study evaluates the design of India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change, and provides actionable recommendations to facilitate policy implementation. 

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An Evaluation of Village Development Plans in Tamil Nadu

This study evalutes the implementation of Village Development Plans in Tamil Nadu and documents the perspectives of key stakeholders.

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Climate Finance at the Sub-National Level – the Case of Odisha

This study provides recommendations on financing strategies for State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCC), based on learnings from Odisha’s experience. 

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Best Practices: Environmental Sustainability Index 2011

The Environmental Sustainability Index is a step towards mapping sustainability levels of Indian states, while estimating their ability to balance economic development with environmental concerns. 

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Cooking Practices and Cookstoves: A Pilot Study of User Experience with Traditional and Improved Cookstoves

This two-part study examines traditional cooking practices in rural India as well as aims to understand user experiences, to provide actionable recommendations for designing cookstoves and improving service delivery.

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Atlas of Household Energy Consumption and Expenditure in India

As part of this project, researchers developed an Energy Atlas – an interactive and publicly available online resource allowing investors, entrepreneurs and policy makers to access and explore household fuel consumption and expenditure data across India and the urban-rural divide.

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Demand for Green Buildings in Indian Cities

This study investigates the demand for eco-friendly apartments in gated and non-gated communities in select Indian cities by different income-buyers using the hedonic price modelling.

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Bringing Clean Energy to Rural India: A Case Study of the Bagepalli CDM Biogas Project

This case study examines the sustainable development and community involvement aspects of the Bagepalli Biogas CDM project, and outlines strategies for scaling up community-based CDM projects.

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Debiasing Law Enforcement Officers: Evidence from an Expressive Arts Intervention in India

This project aims to study the impact of policing programs instituted to improve policing quality on the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) in Bihar

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Economic Activity Map of India

This study presents a map of India that identifies economic hot spots and growing cities and shows dominant economic activities at the district and town level, where users can contribute and download data.

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