Ajay Mathur, the newly designated director general of TERI, is not as visible as R K Pachauri but no less illustrious. The current head of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, a government body under the Ministry of Power, is a technocrat who has been active on the climate change circuit for several years now.
ii. A chemical engineer from Roorkee, Mathur is the man behind the energy efficiency programme of the government.
iii. Incidentally, he had started his career at TERI in 1986 and was last associated with it in 1999.