National Conference on Waste Management Practices

The PG and Research Dept of Corporate Secretaryship of Bharathidasan Govt College for Women (BGCW), Puducherry conducted a one-day National conference on “Waste Management Practices” today.

Seen from Left to Right are Dr. S. Sahul Hameed, Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi – Dept of CSS, BGCW, Dr. M. Nandhivarman- Executive Director, APSCC, Puducherry, Dr. P. Poongavanam – Principal, BGCW, Dr. R. Maria Inigo, Dr. B. Rajalakshmi – Dept of CSS, BGCW, Mrs. Madhura – CMR University, Bengaluru, Dr. S. Gayathri – Dept of CSS, BGCW.

The seminar was inaugurated by Dr. M. Nandhivarman, APSCC. He has also chaired the first technical session on Solid Waste Management and enlightened the participants on solid waste handling and disposal. The Programme was presided over by Dr. P. Poongavanam the Principal, BGCW. Conference Convenor Dr. B. Rajalaskhmi welcomed the gathering. Felicitations were offered by Dr. V. K. Somasundaram, Head of the Dept of CSS, BGCW and Dr. R. Srinivasan, Head of Dept of CSS, Avvaiyar Govt College for Women, Karaikal. Dr. R. Maria Inigo, the Programme Coordinator concluded with the vote of thanks. The programme was attended by Research Scholars and Academicians from Tamilnadu, Karnataka, and Puducherry.

As a special feature of the seminar, a book on the Title “Waste Management Practices” which was edited by Dr. R. Maria Inigo and Dr. B. Rajalakshmi, was released. The book contained research articles on waste management including solid waste management, e-waste, municipal waste, waste management business opportunities, household waste handling, etc., received from 31 contributors.

The Second technical session was handled by Mr. M. Chidambaram, General Secretary, and Managing Trustee, ExNoRa International, Chennai who spoke on the Topic “Municipal waste handling and regulations relating to waste handling. Paper presentations were made by delegates from different places of Tamilnadu, Karnataka, and Puducherry.