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Punjab science Technology & Environment Department to organize regional conference on December 14

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 09, 2019 07:16 PM

Conference to be presided by chairperson NGT justice Adarsh k goyal would focus on theme “no time left, act  now”

 CHANDIGARH: A Regional Conference is being organized by Department of Science, Technology and Environment here on December 14, which would be presided over by Justice Adarsh K. Goyal, Chairperson, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi.

Disclosing this here today, Principal Secretary Science, Technology and Environment Rakesh Verma said that this Regional Conference under the theme “No Time Left, Act  Now” shall mainly cover various issues like healthy environment for healthy people; state action plans; the journey so far; best practices for environmental protection and management and role of research, innovation and technologies in facing environmental challenges so as to come out with a concrete but realistic way forward in consultation with various state holders.

Verma further said that this Regional National Conference is being organized towards generating awareness among the various stake holders and departments to apprise them of their responsibilities to protect the environment. Various departments, stake holders, leading experts in the field of environment pollution and its control, strategists, national level research institutes, universities and research scholars shall be deliberating together to come out with a blue point for future course of actions. This regional conference would be an important occasion towards control of environmental pollution in the state of Punjab, added the Principal Secretary.

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