OEC 2011


While the focal theme of the Congress is Forest Resources of Odisha – Issues, Challenges and Potentials. the sub-themes of the Congress are: Forest Resources – Status, Conservation and Management, Forest Dependency and Resource Utilisation, Traditional Knowledge in Forestry and Cross Cutting Issues in Forestry.

The Congress will include a Keynote and Special Addresses and Invited Presentations by experts on various aspects of the focal theme, as well as paper and poster presentations by senior and junior researchers.


  1. To provide a forum for interaction among young and senior scientists in various fields for sharing of expertise and experience and to bring out new and innovative technologies in the field of forest, environment and development;
  2. To improve and enhance the networking between various groups like individuals, research institutions, government departments, non-government organizations etc to create an enabling environment for conservation and upgradation of forest;
  3. To generate a body of knowledge on forest and environment.
  4. To offer an open forum for the community working on forest to interact with the scientific community.

Sub Themes:

  1. Forest Resources – Status, Policy and Management
  2. Forest Resources – Status, Conservation and Management
  3. (Forest Resources – Status, Conservation and Management
  4. Forest Dependency and Resource Utilisation
  5. Traditional Knowledge in Forestry
  6. Cross-cutting Issues in Forestry
  7. Regional Issues of Odisha’s Forestry

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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