Seminar on Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development

Seminar on Environmental issues & sustainable development:


                         TWO-DAY NATIONAL SEMINAR




Organized by


Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar College

Belonia, South Tripura, Tripura

In collaboration with

ONGC Tripura Power Company

Palatana, Tripura


19th & 20th November 2018




Organising Committee

Chief Patron:             Prof. ArunodaySaha, Vice Chairman,

State Higher Education Council, Tripura & Former Vice Chancellor, Tripura University

Patrons:                      Sri Satyajit Ganguly, Managing Director, OTPC


                                    Shri Amit Shukla, Director of Higher Education, Agartala, Tripura

Chairman:                 Sri Jayanta Ray Barman, Principal-in-charge, I.C.V. College, Belonia

Organizing Secretary:Dr. Arjun Gope, Assistant Professor

Joint Secretaries:       Dr. Abhijit Sarkar, Associate Professor


                                    Vice President, OTPC (Palatana Plant)

Members:                            Sri Swarup Bhattacharjee, Associate Professor

                                                        Dr.Santanu Majumder, Assistant Professor

                                                        Sri Prankrishna Debnath, Assistant Professor

                                                        Sri Jayanta Saha, Assistant Professor                                                                

                                    Sri Sanjoy Chakraborty, Assistant Professor

Dr. Anirban Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor

Dr.Barnali Dey, Assistant Professor

Dr.Gaurab Roy, Assistant Professor

Dr. Kuldip Goshai, Assistant Professor

                                                        Dr.Prasamita Sarkar, Assistant Professor

Sri Asutosh Chandan, AM – HR & A, OTPC

                                                       Sri Jayanta Chakraborty, HR Manager, OTPC

                                                       Dr.Prabir Bhowmik, Post Graduate Teacher

Our Guests at the Inaugural session

Inaugurator:                Sri Ratan Lal Nath

Hon’ble Minister for Education, Law & OBC welfare, Govt. of Tripura

Chief Guest:                Sri Satyajit Ganguly

Managing Director, OTPC

Guest of Honour:        Sri Arun Chandra Bhowmik

            Hon’ble MLA, Tripura Legislative Assembly;

                                    Prof. ArunodaySaha

Vice Chairman, State Higher Education Council, Tripura & Former Vice Chancellor, Tripura University

Special Guest & Keynote Speaker:Prof. Biman Kumar Dutta

Member, North Eastern council & former Dean, School of EVS, Assam University

Special Guest:             Sri Amit Shukla

 Director of Higher Education, Agartala, Tripura

President:                    Sri Jayanta Ray Barman

Principal-in-charge, I.C.V. College, Belonia


Theme & Sub themes of the Seminar


The two day National Seminar on “Environmental Issues & Sustainable Development” was held on 19th& 20th November 2018. The sub themes are:

  • Science perspective.
  1. Exploration of natural products & new synthetic chemicals
  2. Nano science &nano-materials
  3. Physics & environment
  4. Energy & environment
  5. Mathematical Science for environment
  6. Environmental pollution & public health
  7. Biodiversity conservation and natural resource management
  8. Rural environmental issues
  9. Sustainable agriculture


  • Engineering perspective.
  1. Destructive engineering and environment
  2. Environment & technological issues
  3. Biotechnology & environment
  4. Sustainable energy in power sector
  5. Green technologies and sustainable development


  • Geography perspective.
  1. Geo-natural hazards & environmental degradation
  2. Climate change, adaptation and mitigation
  3. Urbanization & environment
  4. Waste management
  5. Fresh water ecosystem


  • Social Science perspective
  1. Environmental economics and sustainable development
  2. Valuation of environmental resources
  3. Green economy & sustainable development
  4. International cooperation & sustainable development
  5. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)&Common Property Rights (CPR)
  6. Environmental legislation & enforcement
  7. Sustainable development and livelihood issues


  • Commerce & Management perspective
  1. Environment Accounting
  2. Environment & CSR
  3. Environmental ethics



Eminent Experts

  • Prof. Biman Kumar Dutta, Member, North Eastern council & former Dean, School of EVS, Assam University;
  • Sri Satyajit Ganguly ,Managing Director, OTPC, Delhi
  • Prof.  Prasenjit Dasgupta, Faculty of management studies, ICFAI University, Tripura
  • Dr. Prantosh Roy, Retired  Principal, Govt. Degree College, Tripura
  • Dr. Abhijit Sarkar, Associate Professor, ICV College, Tripura
  • Mr. Vivek Roy, Deputy General Manager, OTPC



Delegates cum Paper presenter

The National Seminar attracted more than fifty eminent teaching faculties from various colleges and universities and research scholars from different corners of the country to contribute their views on environmental issues and sustainable development through abstract papers. Thirty three participants presented their paper through five different technical sessions during these two days and involved themselves in the interaction.