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  • Date: July 11,2011

    Time: 10 :30 am

    Venue: Conference Room 1

    Title: Living Rivers, Dying Rivers: Yamuna

    Description:

    Second in a new series of discussions being coordinated by Shri Ramswamy R. Iyer that aims at understanding what has been happening to rivers across India and drawing appropriate lessons. A certain number of rivers, some sick or dying, some living and healthy, and some showing early signs of sickness, will be taken up for presentations and discussion, and an attempt made to understand what has gone wrong in many cases, what has gone right in some, and what needs to be done to revive and restore dying or sick rivers.

    Chair: Shri Ramaswamy R. Iyer

    Presentations by: Shri Manoj Misra former member of the Indian Forest, currently with the Peace  Institute at Delhi and Convener of the Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan; and Prof Brij Gopal, former professor of Environmental Sciences, JNU and former Secretary General, National Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences.