Venue: Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Dates: November 16-17, 2015
Come winters, and the air pollution bug in our cities acquires gigantic proportions every year. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been at the forefront of a campaign to sensitise citizens and lawmakers about this (see our backgrounder at http://www.downtoearth.org.in/) and how it impacts our health.
As part of this campaign, we are organising a two-day workshop on urban air quality challenges and strategies to reduce emissions from vehicles. Journalists from Delhi-NCR are welcome to attend. A draft agenda and a list of key expected participants are enclosed for your reference.
Key expected participants:
Anumita Roychowdhury, head of CSE’s Clean Air Programme
B Bhanot, advisor, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Delhi Transport Department
Automotive Research Association of India
Chandigarh: Officials from the transport and environment departments
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Himachal Pradesh: Directorate of Transport and Himachal Road Transport Corporation
Uttar Pradesh Transport Department
Haryana Transport Department