Chandigarh (9th December, 2019): A Regional Conference is being organized by Department of Science, Technology and Environment on 14th December at Chandigarh which shall be presided over by Justice Adarsh K. Goyal, Chairperson, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi.
Disclosing this to press Sh. Rakesh Verma, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Govt. of Punjab 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.
Mr. Verma further said that this Regional National Conference is being organized towards generating awareness among the various stake holders and departments to remind 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. He further said that this regional conference shall be an important occasion towards control of environmental pollution in the state of Punjab.