Green Enterprise Mela- Bihar

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The Green Enterprise Mela provided a platform and brought together various stakeholders from the government and private sectors to create dialogue to promote fly ash bricks (FAB) in Bihar , India.
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Tapping Resource Efficiency Potential in India

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Cities contribute to 80% of the economic growth, while also comsuming 75% of the world’s natural resources. India is witnessing rapid urbanisation, with approximately 31% of its population living in cities. This trajectory requires us to find a way of achiev...

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Indian Railways Plans to set up 500 MW grid-connected...

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The Indian Railways operates 19,000 trains daily, transporting 23 million passengers per day. As a part of an overall strategy to shift to renewable energy, Indian Railways has come up with a policy for setting up grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV)...

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Increasing Share of Micro & Small Enterprises in Public...

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The government of India issued an order in 2012 to enhance the share of procurement from Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs). In response to this order, Indian Railways took measures to increase access of MSEs to tenders and enhance the share of MSEs in its pro...

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Sustainable Public Procurement and Ecolabelling (SPPEL)

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The project was aimed at combining sustainable public procurement and eco-labelling to stimulate the demand and supply of sustainable products in target countries and regions. It aimed to establish the foundations for the development of successful eco-labellin...

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Sustainable management at Indian Railways: how a...

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This paper gives snapshot of development of sustainable procurement policy in India that began with attempt to identify challenges for implementing green procurement in Indian Railways. It further describes how some of these challenges were addressed that led...

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