CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) is conducting a webinar on â€˜Rejuvenation of degraded and waste landsâ€™ on Monday at 3.30 pm in memory of Dr Ashok S Juwarkar, renowned former Scientist of CSIR-NEERI and land rejuvenation expert. The webinar will address priority issues involved in restoring wastelands and reclaiming degraded lands including science, technology and policy.
Dr Nitin Pandit, Director, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE), Bengaluru; Umakant, Joint Secretary, Department of Land Resources, Union Ministry of Rural Development; Dr G G Manekar, General Manager (Mine-Planning), MOIL; and Vinaay Bedekar, Senior ManagerSustainability and EHS, MahindraVehicle Manufacturers Ltd; will join the webinar as guest speakers.
Dr Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR-NEERI, will deliver welcome address. The webinar will be broadcast live through facebook page and YouTube channel of CSIR-NEERI.