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International meet on environment in Goa from tomorrow

Written by: Staff
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Panaji, Aug 30 (UNI) The seventh annual Greentech International Conference on Environment and Management will begin at Dona Paula, near here, from tomorrow.

The three-day meet is organised by Greentech Foundation, a Delhi- based NGO in association with Hindustan Zinc Ltd, Sterlite Industries Ltd, Singareni Collaries, Punj Lloyed, Balco, Reliance Industries Ltd, Jindal Stainless, Tata Power, Tecumseh Products India Ltd, Gail, HPCL, ONGC and NTPC.

It will be inaugurated by Governor S C Jamir.

Briefing reporters here today, Greentech Foundation president Kaamleshwar Sharan said the theme of the meet is ''Our Environment, our responsibility to protect and improve''.

He said the participants will discuss and deliberate on 'Pollution Abetment', 'Environmental Impact and its Management', 'Regulatory Framework' and 'Waste Management'.

Altogether, 250 national and international delegates from corporate houses, public sector undertakings, government bodies, NGOs and others are expected to participate and present their papers in the meet, he informed.

Mr Sharan said S C Hiremath, Chief Executive and Chairman of Heavy Water Board, Department of Atomic Energy, will deliver the keynote address.

One of the prominent international delegates included Dr Rashid Al Leen, Director General of of Hamriyan Free Zone, Government of Sharjah.

Bihar Caustic&Chemicals Ltd Managing Director P N Ojha will be awarded lifetime achievement award for his contribution towards environment protection and clean environment, he added.

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