NGT Chairperson to preside over regional conference on environment in Chandigarh on Dec 14

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Chandigarh, Dec 9 (UNI) National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Adarsh K Goyal will preside over the regional conference, being organized by Punjab Science, Technology and Environment department, here on December 14.
Stating this here on Monday, Principal Secretary Science, Technology and Environment Rakesh Verma said that this regional conference under the theme “No Time Left, Act Now” shall mainly cover various issues like healthy environment for healthy people, state action plans, the journey so far, best practices for environmental protection and management and role of research, innovation and technologies in facing environmental challenges to come out with a concrete but realistic way forward in consultation with various state holders.
Mr Verma also said that this conference is being organized towards generating awareness among the various stake holders and departments to apprise them of their responsibilities to protect the environment. Various departments, stake holders, leading experts in the field of environment pollution and its control, strategists, national level research institutes, universities and research scholars shall be deliberating together to come out with a blue point for future course of actions. This conference would be an important occasion towards control of environmental pollution in Punjab, he added.

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