OEC 2010


The focal theme of the Congress (OEC 2010) is Water Resources of Odisha: Reflections for 21st Century with sub themes as Water Resources of Odisha; Land and Water Management in Odisha – Traditions, Trends and Trajectories; Challenges in Water Sector; Water and Health; Policy, Institutions and Governance of Water; and Water, Culture and Gender. The topic for the Open Session is Water for Future which discusses the Perspective and Strategies for Water Conservation, Water Harvesting and Waste Water Recycle and Reuse in Odisha.


  • To create a body of knowledge on environment in Odisha context.
  • To provide a forum for interaction among young and senior scientists as well as policy-decision makers in various fields for sharing of expertise and experience; and to bring out new and innovative technologies in the field of environment and development.
  • To improve and enhance networking among various groups like individuals,research institutions, government departments, non-government organizations, etc.
  • To offer an Open Forum for the general public to interact with the scientific community.

Sub themes:

  1. Water Resources of Odisha
  2. Water Management in Odisha
  3. Challenges in the Water Sector
  4. Quality of Water and Health

Policy, Institutions and Governance in Water Sector

1. Application for Young Scientist Award: November 10th ,2016
2. Nomination for Environment Ambassador Award: November 15th ,2016
3. Nomination for Sudhanshu Bhushan Mishra Corporate Excellence Award in Environment: November 15th ,2016
4. Main Event of OEC: 20th to 22nd December 2016

1. Young Scientists Award: Papers from young researchers (age 35 and below) alone will be considered for inclusion in the award session.
2. Green Ambassador Award: Nominations from credible NGOs/Civil society members, academicians, experts in environment with …
3. Corporate Excellence Award: Nominations from Corporate Bodies or Foundations of Corporate Bodies having visible contribution in …




Odisha Environment Congress deliberated upon country and global evidences, researches, community practices and the gains achieved by the state over the decades on environment, health and nutrition. The Congress acknowledged the strong policy and political will and people’s participation in various programs.

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Important: Odisha Environment Congress (OEC) is one such platform which brings together researchers, scientific community and grass root workers to discuss, deliberated and find out solutions to various environment challenges.
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