Lecture in EEC Series

Environment and Earth Care Lecture Series

Theme "Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals"

7th June, 2016, India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi

Shri A. K Jain, Ex-Commissioner (Planning), DDA delivered the lecture on "Sustainable Green and Smart City".

Awareness workshop on World Environment Day

Climate Change Research Institute (CCRI) in a Social Responsibility Initiative organized an Awareness Workshop on the theme “Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals” on World Environment Day 2016 jointly with IIC, New Delhi on June 7th 2016. It is one of the first such workshops held in India. Shri A. K Jain, Ex-Commissioner (Planning), DDA delivered the guest lecture and lecture in Environment And Earth Care (EEC) Series - 2016 on the Sustainable Green and Smart Cities on this occasion. Inaugural address was delivered by Dr. S.Y.Quraishi, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India who highlighted the need for reducing consumption and conservation of natural resources. Dr. Malti Goel, President & CEO, CCRI introduced the theme and said that we are committed to take actions for reducing carbon footprints by application of science & technology. Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) provide a vast canvas of activities.

In his special address Prof. D.P. Agarwal, Chairman of the Governing Council of CCRI stressed on the importance of waste reduction and management as an important SDGs strategy. Prof. Meenakshi Dhote, Head-Environment planning Division, (SPA) delivered the lecture on Urban & Environment Planning Strategies for Implementation of SDGs. Students and Environment activists participated in the workshop in large numbers. Sumeet and Shailendra Singh, students of School of Planning & Architecture presented ‘strategies to enhance the ecosystem services of Asola’ and ‘sustainability guidelines for planning of Rohtak’ as SDGs initiatives.

Executive Summary