A one day symposium titled “UrbCon-2019: Reimagining Sheher” was organized by MTech Urban Development and Management Programme (UDM) under the Department of Energy and Environment at TERI SAS on 16th November 2019. This year’s theme was Smart Solutions for Sustainable Cities and Communities. The symposium was generously supported by All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG) and IndRAn&d. The keynote address was delivered by Dr O.P. Mathur, Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi. The eminent speakers in the symposium were Ms. Amanjot Kaur, Project Manager, AIILSG, Dr. Chandrani Bandyopadhyay Neogi from National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Dr. Kulwant Singh, CEO, 3R Foundation, Ms. Vaishaly from Environmental Design Solutions (EDS) and Mr. Vikas Chandra, Financing and PPP expert in Smart City Management Unit from Deloitte. The symposium included seminars, exhibition of student work and competitions.
The TERI SAS Alumni Meet 2019 (Reminiscence-2019) was held on 16th November, with a carbon-neutral theme sponsored by A Series and Power Grid. The meet aimed to build synergies between Alumni, University, and students.
A morning to think about green environment. TERI SAS organized a session on “Green on My Plate: Our Food. Our Planet. Our Choice” at the Rio Conventions Pavilion during the ongoing UNCCD COP14, New Delhi India. The session focused on understanding what is sustainable food. case studies on linking sustainable food to Land Dessertification Neutrality were also presented during the session. Speakers included: Prof Pinaki Dasgupta (Professor, IMI), Ms Seema Bhatt (National Biodiversity Expert, FAO India), Chef. Manjit Gill (President, IFCA)