National Conference on
ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES FOR ‘NEW INDIA’
on 2nd-3rd June 2018 at Dr. B R Ambedkar College of Delhi University
On the Special Occasion of World Environment Day – 2018, Environment and Social Development Association (ESDA) Delhi with a group of different eminent organizations such as Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi , CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute Delhi and National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) Delhi have organized successfully a National Conference on Environmental Challenges for ‘New India’ on 2nd – 3rd June 2018 at Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, Delhi-94. The academicians, scientists, policy makers, research scholars, environmentalists, educationists, journalists, social activists, civil societies, industrial representatives and students across the India participated in the conference.
About 500 participants & Speakers from 18 States of India and more than 40 Universities & Institutions like DU, JNU, DTU, IPU, Jamia Milia Islamia Delhi, BHU, AMU, DRDO, BARC Mumbai, ICAR, ITT Delhi & Roorkee, FRI Dehradun, CSIR-NEERI, CPCB, SPCSs, MCD, VP Chest Institute of Delhi University, GBU, TERI University, Amity University of Noida & Gurgaon and many states Universities with many corporates groups including Reliance Industries limited, Adani Groups, Jubilant Life Science Limited, Indian Glycol Limited, Honda Motors, UNO Minda Ltd., Bajaj Group, Earthood Pvt Ltd., URS Pvt Ltd, NEPRA Resource Management Pvt. Ltd, IL&FS Environmental Infrastructure & Services Limited, Sunbeam Auto Pvt. Ltd., Maven- Client Servicing, Delight Industrial Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Universal Analytical Lab., etc. participated in the Conference.
There were 9 sessions which were presented by nationally renowned experts. 4 Plenary sessions on special themes like Air pollution, Climate Change, Waste Management, Water pollution, crises & conflict and 3 open award sessions for oral presentation of 45 participants, 1 open award sessions for Poster presentation of 27 participants, 1 Panel Discussion and plantation with inaugural & valedictory program organized in this conference. Any plastic items were not used in this conference.
Some of the Experts & Eminent Speakers including Water Man Dr. Rajendra Singh, Founder of Tarun Bharat Sangh, Er. Paritosh Tyagi, Former CPCB Chairman, Prof Raj Kumar, Director of Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute & Chairman, WUS of University of Delhi, Prof. R. B. Singh, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University & Secretary General, International Geographical Union, Dr. S.K. Goyal, Sr. Principal Scientist & Head of CSIR NEERI, Delhi Zonal Centre (DZC), Prof. B. R. Gurjar, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Dr. Anil K. Srivastava, Former Chief Scientist & Additional Director, NMRL, DRDO, Mumbai, Dr. Sanchita Jindal, Former Advisor, Ministry of Environment. Forest and Climate Change, Delhi, Mr. Pradeep Khandelwal, Chief Engineer, East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Delhi, Dr. Kshipra Misra, Former Additional Director, DBCS, Defense Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, DRDO, Timarpur, Delhi, Green man Dr. Suresh Deshwal, Head, Geography Dept., Govt. PG College, Ambala, Haryana, Dr. Alok Sharma, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi, Dr. Suresh Jain, Head, Department of Energy and Environment, TERI University, New Delhi, Er. J. K. Bassin, Former Head, CSIR-NEERI, Delhi, Prof. Surendra Singh, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and other faculties participated and delivered a lecture in the National Conference.
It was organized very successfully, well managed and significantly with 9 technical sessions, one Inaugural & Valedictory program and fully electronic & print media Coverage especially DD News due to hard work of the Conference Organizing Secretary Dr. Jitendra K Nagar and sincerity of organizing team of BRAC-DU, ESDA, CSIR-NEERI & NESA.
ESDA also want to recognize some personalities including Dr. SK Goyal (Head, CSIR-NEERI DZC), Dr. GK Arora (Principal, BRAC DU), Mr. Deepanshu Shrivastav (Chairman, BRAC DU), Prof. Zaved Ahmed (President, NESA), Dr. Geetanjali Kaushik (ESDA) and Dr. SK Chawla (Convener of the Conference) for their sincere cooperation to organize this National Conference successfully.