We envisioned, we planned, we collaborated and we implemented!
We took a big step forward to implement the dream of making Solid Waste Management as the most reputed sector among all industries. It gives us immense happiness to share with you all that Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) and TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS) have joined hands to establish IPCA Centre for Waste Management and Research (ICWMR) which was inaugurated by Chief Guest Dr. Prashant Gargava, Member Secretary, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on December 20th, 2022 at TERI SAS.
The inauguration ceremony was graced with the presence of dignitaries- Prof Prateek Sharma, Vice Chancellor, TERI SAS; Prof Arun Kansal, Director, ICWMR; Dr Sumit Sharma, Programme Officer, UNEP; Dr Sameer Prasad, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; Mr. Ashish Jain, Founder-Director, IPCA & Mr Ajay Garg, Secretary, IPCA. A sapling was also planted by the Chief Guest, Dr Gargava, in the name of the centre.
About ICWMR: The IPCA Centre for Waste Management and Research is a think tank in the field of waste management, environment and sustainable development. The Centre will be instrumental in undertaking evidence-based research, developing technology, bringing innovations, conducting capacity building programmes, and developing a sustainable supply chain of waste. It will publish insights by eliciting inputs through organizing working group sessions, conferences and collaborating with similar national and international institutes & will also enroll research scholar for their PhD Degree.