TERIsmallTERI was formally established in 1974 with the purpose of addressing problems associated with gradual depletion of the earths finite energy resources. Over the years, the Institute has expanded its activities to include all dimensions of sustainable development targeted at finding solutions to global problems in the fields of energy, environment and current patterns of development. The Institute is headquartered in New Delhi with several regional offices in India and abroad.

Primary Contact

Dr. Malini Balakrishnan

Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003, INDIA
Tel.: +91 11 2468 2100
+91 11 4150 4900
Fax: +91 11 2468 2144
+91 11 2468 2145
Mail:  malinib@acidloop.in
Web:      http://www.teriin.org

Team Members

Ms. Vidya S Batra, vidyasb@acidloop.in

Mr. Prahlad K Tewari, pktewari@acidloop.in

Mr. Neeraj S Mense, neeraj.mense@acidloop.in

Mr. Rajeev Pillai, rajeevp@acidloop.in

Ms. Keerthika Mandava, keerthika@acidloop.in


ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-2016) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACIDLOOP is targeted specifically at the Indian metal finishing industry.  It aims to introduce technology innovation for acid recovery as well as resource efficiency that would lead to improved environmental quality and combat pollution.  The activities is taking place in various locations in northern, western and southern India.


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