OEC 2013


The theme of OEC for this year is Agriculture and Environment-issues challenges and potentials for Odisha. The congress includes invited paper presentations by experts and junior researchers on specific topics related to focal theme – “Agriculture and Environment”.


  • To provide a platform for interaction among the researchers, policy makers and leading experts in the field of ‘Agriculture and Environment’ so that they come up with innovative and creative ideas which would help address key challenges of the agriculture sector.
  • To enhance the networking between various research organizations, government and non government organizations working in the field of agriculture and encourage them to work toward sustainable agriculture and food production.
  • To generate specific knowledge institution on agriculture and environment.
  • To generate awareness about agriculture and come up with suggestion as how agriculture can be made more remunerative for small and marginal farmers while safeguarding the environment.
  • To offer an open forum for village farming community to interact with scientific community.

Sub Themes:

  • Agriculture in Odisha-Issues, Challenges, Policy and potentials
  • Sustainable Animal Husbandry
  • Fisheries development and management in Odisha-Potentials & Challenges
  • Agriculture, Irrigation and water management
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security
  • Agriculture and Biodiversity: Indigenous seed production, Preservation and technologies
  • Agriculture and soil resource management
  • Role of integrated watershed development programme in agriculture development
  • Agriculture & Energy
  • Organic farming, Pest Management & Food Preservation
  • Horticulture in Odisha-Challenges and potentials
  • Adaptation of agriculture to disaster and climate change in Odisha
  • Shifting Farming and its impact on ecosystem
  • Agricultural Economy and Environment


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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HIG:196 (First Floor), Kanan Vihar, Phase-I
Patia, Bhubaneswar-751024, Odisha. India
E-mail: oec@hdf.org.in / odishaenvironmentcongress@gmail.com
Website: www.oec.org.in
Contact No : 0674-2741219


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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