Media Invite: CSE Workshop on 'Urban air quality challenges and strategies to reduce emissions from in-use and new vehicles'

November 23, 2015

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

  • DTC

  • 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