The global village is facing a water and water quality crisis arising from population growth, urbanization, industrialization upward living standard, as well as poor water use practices and waste water management strategies. As a result of this, waste water is fast becoming an important resource of increasing global importance, particularly in urban and pen-urban areas.
Upon this backdrop, Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar is organizing a two day (November 27- 28, 2015) IDSAsr National Seminar on the theme Recycling of Waste Water and Reuse System.
Dr. Gursharan Singh Kainth, the organizing secretary of the seminar and Director of the host institute, said that the Seminar will be held in the conference hall of Guru Nanak Auditorium, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and is being partially sponsored by Department of Bio Technology (DBT) of Government of India.
Sh S S Bajaj, Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Mumbai will deliver the keynote address, while Dr Rajinder Singh Bawa, Vice Chancellor, Chandigarh University and Chairman of the Research Advisory Committee of the institute will preside over the 7th IDSAsr National Seminar.
Dr Kainth further disclosed that nearly 30 papers will be discussed at the seminar to be attended by more than hundred scientists, scholars, policy makers and administrators, and technocrats from various parts of India and abroad. Dr Kainth further said that scholars from Pakistan, Nepal, Jordan, Bangladesh and Qatar will participate in the seminar.
Dr Kainth further added that the seminar will help raise awareness among various stakeholders and initiate action to mark a way towards strong policies and legal framework to maximize the utilization of water in our life.