Ajay Mathur was on 24 July 2015 appointed as the Director-General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). His appointment was made by TERI’s Governing Council. He succeeded RK Pachauri who was removed from the top most position over sexual harassment charges.
Currently, Mathur is working as the Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) of the Union Government.
About The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
• TERI is a non-profit research institution that conducts research work in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.
• It was established in 1974 as Tata Energy Research Institute and was renamed as The Energy and Resources Institute in 2003.
• It aims to formulate strategies for shaping global solutions to critical issues. In 2013, it was ranked as the Topmost Global Think-Tank by the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG).
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