RK Pachauri, ex-TERI chief dogged by sexual harassment charges, passes away after prolonged heart disease at 79
RK Pachauri, former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), passed away on Thursday after prolonged heart disease. The 79-year-old was put on life support at the Escorts Heart Institute in Delhi on Wednesday.
TERI studied the two-phases of odd-even scheme and found that the scheme yielded only "marginal" reductions (4-7 percent) in PM2.5 levels.
An official statement said the TERI governing council at its meeting held in Bengaluru on Thursday took the decision to appoint Mathur as the new director general.
With sexual harassment case as badge of honour, RK Pachauri returns to TERI in specially created post
Notwithstanding allegations of sexual harassment by a former colleague, TERI Chief R K Pachauri was on Monday appointed Executive Vice Chairman of the green body after new Director General Ajay Mathur took over the charge from him.
India is ready to reduce its reliance on coal further if the developed countries agree to help it shift to cleaner energy sources with adequate finances and technology, a top negotiator has said.
India will urge rich nations to deliver "climate justice" for developing countries at a major environmental conference in Paris later this month, the environment minister said.
R K Pachauri, facing allegations of sexual harassment, is now at the centre of further controversy, with a report suggesting that there could be concerns over the 'independent functioning' of Teri
RK Pachauri, accused of sexually harassing a woman employee, was sacked as the chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), according to TV reports.