Sri Sri to Inaugurate National Symposium on Climate Change in Bhopal

Posted on: Friday, November 20, 2015 | Posted by: Art of Living Universe


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A two-day national symposium on 'global warming and climate change-a way out' in the context of Simhastha will be held at Bhopal on November 21 and 22. About 579 scientists and environmentalists will take part in the deliberations it. Art of Living's propounder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be chief guest at inaugural session.

Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, MP and organising committee president Anil Madhav Dave said, "message to deal with environmental problems will be spread world over through the symposium."

"Recommendations of the symposium will form basis of ideological Mahakumbh to be held during Simhastha next year in April which will culminate in a Simhastha declaration on global warming and climate change that will be presented to the world," he said.

Around 579 scientists, experts and researchers from country's prestigious institutions would take part in the symposium. Besides, climate change nodal officers of various states, senior officers of Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change and selected woman sarpanchs will also participate in the symposium. Also, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to be a part of the concluding session.

Symposium is being organized jointly by Narmada Samagra, Madhya Pradesh Jan Abhiyan Parishad and Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON). Environmental Planning and Coordination Organisation (EPCO) is the nodal agency.

There would be 15 sessions on 5 topics in 2 days. Four exhibitions will also be put up at venue of symposium focusing on Simhastha, climate change, Madhya Pradesh's development and tourism separately.

Source: TOI

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