Palaj: The Dr Kiran Patel Centre for Sustainable Development at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is going to host its first annual Sustainability Fair on March 29, 2019. Dr V B Mathur, Director, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun and Prof. Amit Garg, IIM Ahmedabad, will deliver keynote addresses during the inaugural session in the morning between 9:30 to 10:30 AM. The Sustainability Fair is aimed at promoting collaborations between IITGN faculty and organisations and industries in the area of sustainable development.
The Fair will feature exhibitions of literature and demonstrations on ongoing sustainable development practices, activities, experiences and ideas in the areas of water conservation, water quality, renewable energy, climate change, pollution, waste management, natural resources, wildlife and ecosystems, among others.
The Sustainability Fair will also host sessions on energy, water, climate change, wildlife and ecosystems, environment and pollution, and sustainable practices at IITGN to showcase best sustainable development practices and projects and explore knowledge transfer and academia-Industry partnerships around a wide range of sustainable development themes. Leaders and policy makers in the areas of sustainable development are going to participate and share their insights during the sessions.