Essays about: "India and environment"

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  1. 1. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design and optimization of the energy supply for the Global Interactive Village Environment : Techno-economic feasibility of an off grid solution for electrification in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Fasta tillståndets fysik

    Author : Marco Frigeni; [2017]
    Keywords : Renewable energies; hybrid energy systems; rural electrification; India;

    Abstract : In a energy scenario moving fast towards the deployment of renewable energy technologies and the need of reducing CO2 emissions, hybrid energy systems for rural electrification are a feasible alternative solution to the utilization of conventional Diesel generators. The project focuses on the design and optimization of an off-grid hybrid energy system for a village of around 250 inhabitants in Gujarat, India. READ MORE

  3. 3. A story and an analysis of Indian Cities

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Sriranjini Chandramoulee; [2017]
    Keywords : India; survey; Urban planning; urban issues; challenges;

    Abstract : Indian cities are where some of the highest concentrations of people live. The high concentrations of people coupled with constant migration to the urban area makes it important to assess the urban environment. The cities are composed of a population of a minimum of 1 million to a maximum of 25 million. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing electricity to rural India

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ilario D'Amato; [2017]
    Keywords : communication; Communication for Development; Development; India; NGOs; charity;

    Abstract : In today’s Development environment, characterised by a scarcity of resources for projects and interventions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) must fiercely compete for funds. This has led NGOs to adhere to the donor’s narrative, language and Neoliberal values – with storytelling assuming a prominent position – potentially creating stereotyping issues in their communication outputs – while also facing the contrasting forces of market, state and communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Water Quality Protection - A Comparative Study of India and Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)

    Author : Shivangi Shreya; [2017]
    Keywords : Water quality; Ground water; Surface water; EU directive; India; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This report is a comparative study of ground water and surface water quality protection of a developing country India and a developed country Sweden. It covers the basic water policies, laws, rules, regulations and human right to water provisions in both the countries. READ MORE