People Behind

Started in the year 2010, Odisha Environment Congress (OEC) is being organized uninterruptedly for last six years by Human Development Foundation (HDF)-Centre for Development Action and Research (HDF-cDAR), Bhubaneswar & Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Thiruvananthapuram; in collaboration & support of Forest & Environment, Department Govt. of Odisha,   Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Bhubaneswar, Govt of India, Regional Centre for Development Co-operation (RCDC) etc. Since then it has become an annual scientific event.  OEC has been providing a unique opportunity to academicians, researchers, scientists, planners, policy makers, students and practitioners for learning, interaction and also has been providing forum for dissemination of innovations in the theme area. OEC also provides scope for publication and presentation on Odisha specific research based articles in the chosen theme. The themes of last 6 years were “Environment & Water Resources” in 2010, “Environment & Forest” in 2011, “Environment & Energy” in 2012, “Environment & Agriculture in 2013 and “Environment & Climate Change” in 2014. The theme of last year was “Environment: Health and Nutrition” in 2015. The focal theme of this year’s conferences is “Environment: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”.

The committee members are:

  1. D.K. Roy (Chairman)
  2. Dr. Babu Ambat (Director CED)
  3. Premananda Panda
  4. Manmath Mohanty


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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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