Event: 7th Environmental Partnership Summit: Adapting Green Systems for a Sustainable Future

11th February 2014, 9:30am to 12th February 2014, 4:00pm

The Gateway Hotel, Kolkata

By invitation only

The summit has been organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce.

The agenda for the summit is below:


10:00 - 11:30 Inaugural Session

10:00 - lamp lighting

10:05 - Welcome Address, Mr Shrivardhan Goenka, President ICC

10:10 - Address by Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British Deputy High Commissioner to Kolkata

10:20 - Address by Mr Sanjay Budhia, Past President, ICC and Managing Director, Patton Group

10:30 - Address by Binay K Dutta, Chairman West Bengal Pollution Control Board

10:40 - Address by Mr Trilochan Singh, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Environment, Government of West Bengal

10:50 - Address by Special Guest, Mr Hem Kumar Pande, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India

Presenting the Environment Excellence Awards for 2012-13

Release of Knowledge report and souvenir

11:00 - Address by Guest of Honour, Dr Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, Honorable MIC, Department of Environment and PWD, Government of West Bengal

11:10 - Address by Guest of Honour, Shri Madan Mitra, Honorable MIC, Department of Transport and Sports, Government of West Bengal

11:20 - Vote of thanks, ICC

11:30 - 12:00 - Tea break and visit to exhibition

12:00 - 13:15

Session I: Green Growth of Cities

12:00 - Address by Session Chairman, Mr Aloke Mookherjea, Chairman Flakt India Ltd

12:15 - Address by Professor Joyashree Roy, Professor and Head of Department of Ecomonics, Coordinator Global Change Programme, SYLFF Project Director, Jadavpur University

12:30 - Address by Jon Price, CEO, Centre for Low Carbon Futures

12:45 - PPP Model in the context of green growth of cities, Mr Sudip Datta, Senior Vice President IL & FS Infrastructure

13:00 - Case study on sustainability - Ms Nadini Basu, General Manager, Coroporate Communications ITC Limited

13:15 -  Interaction

13:30-14:30 - Lunch and visit to the exhibition

14:30 - 16:00

Session II: Sustainable Energy Management

14:30 - Address by Session Moderator, Energy Conservation Building Code - Implementation Strategies, Mr Sanjay Seth, Energy Economist BEE

14:45 - Address by Guest of Honour, Mr Debasis Kumar, Member Mayor in Council KMC

15:00  - Address by Special Guest, Professor S P Gon Chaudhuri, Member - Energy Tripura Planning Board, Government of Tripura

15:15 - Sustainable Energy Management, Mr Ajeya Bandopadhyay, Ernst and Young

15:30 - Green Building Materials, Ms Shakuntala Ghosh, Principal Architect and Partner, Ghosh, Bose and Associates

15:45 - Interaction

16:00 - Tea and end of day 1


10:00 - 11:30

Session III: Green Transportation

10:00 - Welcome Remarks and address by Session Chair - "Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans", Mr Avanindra Singh, IAS, Joint Secretary Transport Department, Government of West Bengal

10:15 - Eco driving to save fuel, Mr Arijeet Banerjee, Executive Director, The Institute of Automobile Engineers

10:30 - Energy Efficient Vehicle, Mr Jagannath Sarkar, Senior Manager, ERC Tata Motors Limited

10:45 -  Curvo Ropeway for Urban Communication, Mr S Chakravarty, Managing Director Conveyor and Ropeway Services Pvt. Ltd

11:00 - Battery Operated Vehicle, Mr Tara Sankar Ganguli, CEO, Tara International

11:15 - Interaction

11:30-12:00 - Tea break and visit to exhibition

12:00 -13:30

Session IV: Smarter Waste Management – Engaging Stakeholders for effective Change and Action

12:00 - Address by Session Chairman, Professor Siddhartha Datta, Pro Vice-Chancellor Jadavpur University

12:15 - Waste Management in India - Paradigm Shift, Professor Sadhan K Ghosh, Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering Department and Coordinator of Centre for Quality Management System, Jadavpur University

12:30 - Waste to Energy, Dr N B Mazumdar, IEISL

12:45 - Waste Water Recycling for Industrial Use, Mr Amit Kumar Singh, Ion Exchange

13:00 - Solid Waste Compactor Station, Mr Subhasish Chatterjee, Dy. Chief Engineer, KMC

13:15 - Interaction

13:30 - Lunch and end of summit

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