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Environmental Training

Paryavaran Mitra organizes or invited for training to various stakeholders for education and awareness of towards environmental issues.

Round the year, Paryavaran Mitra is invited by Graduates and Post Graduates departments of Journalism, Social studies, Law and Science stream from universities across Gujarat.

Paryavaran Mitra also invited by or co-organize workshops and trainings for local community based organizations and NGOs.

CCLS – Climate Change Lecture Series

Paryavaran Mitra has started Climate Change Lecture Series since November 2008. At present it is co-organized by Paryavaran Mitra and School of Law of Gujarat University. Leading experts on various subject were invited in past for lecture.

Sr. No.

Date

Name of the Subject

Name of Speaker

1

22.11.2008

Basic Understanding of Climate Change

Prof.  J. N. Joshi

Retired H.O.D., Environmental Engineering Department, L.D. Engineering college, Ahmedabad

2

13.12.2008

Economical Impacts of  Climate Change

Prof. Hemant Shah

H.K. Arts and Commerce college,  Ahmedabad

3

27.12.2008

Environmental Conditions of Gujarat and Effects of Climate Change

Shri Rajnibhai Dave

Social worker, Bhumiputra, Vadodara

4

10.01.2009

Climate Change - Role of Environmental Professionals

Shri Rakesh Shah

Anand Consultancy, Ahmedabad

5

24.01.2009

Incontinent truth Thing Globally Act Locally

Film screening  produced by Ale Gore ( Ex- vice president of America)

6

14.02.2009

Increasing Sea level and its effects

Shri Atul Sharma

Gujarat Maritime Board, Gandhinagar

7

28.02.2009

Environmental problems of Gujarat and its solution

Dr. A.K.A.Rathi

Rtd.Technical Advisor of Govt. of Gujarat, Industries Commissioner, G. I. D. C.

8

14.03.2009

Climate Change and its relations with Economy and Ecology

Prof. Gaurangbhai Shah

Sahjanand Arts and Commerce College, Ahmedabad

9

28.03.2009

Political willingness and Climate Change issue

Shri Mahesh Pandya, Paryavaran Mitra

10

11.04.2009

Importance of EIA as a tool to mitigate Climate Change

Shri Snehal Satyapanthi

                   (Practicing consultant in Environment Management)

11

25.04.2009

'Climate Change and Intellectual Property Rights'

Dr. Rushikesh Mehta

Principal, Maneklal Nanavati Law College

12

9.05.09

Development Projects, Biodiversity and Role of People

Dr. Kaushik Raval

13

23.05.09

“Your planet needs you: UNite to combat climate change”

1. Vivek Sheth: Environment Consultant

A panel discussion

2. Paras Jha: Media Person

3. Sunil Parmar: Post Graduate Diploma in NGO Management Student, EDI

4. Dhara Gajjar: Member, Paryavaran Mitra

CHAIR PERSON: Prof. J.N. Joshi (Rtd. Prof. Environment Engg. Dept, L.D.Eng. College, A’bad)

14

13.06.09

Biomedical Waste - Present Burning Issue

Shri Prakash Vaghela (Environmental consultant)

15

27.06.09

Climate Change-Mitigation Measures

Mrs. Parna Mukherjee

(Lecturer, Institute of Law , Nirma University )

16

11.07.09

“Our role in Global & Local issues”

Representative from GPCB Mr. Naresh Thaker

17

25.07.09

Environment Management Standards-ISO 14000

Mr. Gopal Shah (environment management Consultant)

18

8.08.09

Climate Change effects on agriculture

Mr. S.M.  Patel (Department of Agriculture)

19

22.08.09

Ozone Layer and its depletion

Mr. N.M. patel ()

20

12.09.09

Rain water harvesting

Mr. P. D. Vyas

21

26.09.09

Climate Change Mitigation : Experiences from Europe

Katarzyna Trizpiola (law student from Warsaw University, Poland)

22

10.10.09

EC Process: Responcibility and perspective of Environment Consultants

Darshan Parekh (environment Consultant)

23

24.10.09

Bangkok Climate change talks

Mahesh Pandya (Paryavaran Mitra)

24

14.11.09

Legal responses to Climate change:

Prof. S.R. Rathod

25

28.11.09

Introduction to CDM, Climate change and its financial implications:

Rujavi Barhate & Mandar Barhate (Environment manager)

26

12.12.09

International politics of climate change

Ketan Trivedi (Journalist) 

27

26.12.09

Experiences of Copenhagen climate summit

Gopal Jain, CEE

28

9.01.2010

Climate Change and Technological Challenges

Shri Gopal Shah (Environment manager)

29

23.01.2010

Climate Change and Food Security

Ms. Sejal Dand

(Director, ANANDI)-

30

13.02.2010

National Action plan on climate change

Mahesh Pandya

31

27.02.2010

Experiences of Environment Public Hearing

Bhupat Solanki

32

10.03.2010

Role of women in combating climate change

Jayashreeben Joshi

Director, ISAR

33

24.03.2010

Effects of climate change on Health

Dr. Arun

RMO, Vasant Nature Cure

34

10.04.2010

Climate Change, Environmental Laws and food security

Mahesh Pandya Pandya (Paryavaran Mitra)

Kanchi Kohli (Kalpavriksh)

35

22.05.2010

Climate Change: Impacts and Mitigation Measures (In reference to urban areas)

Rutool Sharma

(Faculty of Planning and Public Policy, CEPT University , Ahmedabad)

36

26.06.2010

Legal Riddles – Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Mr.Bhushan Oza  

(Human Right Activist and Senior Advocate, Gujarat High Court)

Mr. Raj Panjvani (Senior Lawyer, Supreme Court of India)

Mr. Tanmay Shukla (Advocate)

37

24.07.2010

Climate Change – Effects on Agriculture

Mamaiyabhai Kumbharwadia

(Rtd. Deputy Director, Agriculture Department)

38

28.08.2010

People’s participation in Forest conservation

Shri Pravin Majithia (Deputy Conservator of Forest, Eco Tourism, Gandhinagar)

39

25.09.2010

Climate Change : Role of Media

Shri Sanjay Dave, Charkha

Paresh Dave, Development Support Centre,

Ayesh Khan, Indian Express

40

23.10.2010

Livelihood and Climate Change

Ms. Alka Palrecha (People in Centre) and

Gender and Climate Change

Ms. Dharmista Chauhal (Gender Resource Centre)

41

27.11.2010

Climate Change and Biodiversity

Dr. Y.T. Jasrai (HOD, Botany Dept., School of Science, Gujarat University)

42

25.12.2010

Why do we need to conserve Biodiversity?

Ms. Yatri Baxi (Environment communicator & Editor, Paryavaran Santri )

43

22.01.2011

Effects of climate change on Birds

Dr Bakul Trivedi (editor VIHANG)

44

26.02.2011

Effects of climate change on Maldharies

Ms. Mona (MARAG)

45

26.03.2011

Importance of Celebrating Environment Days 

Mr. Paresh Dave (Programme Manager,Communication,DSC)

Ms.Jaya Hemnani (Teaching & Research Associate, GNLU)

46

23.04.2011

Climate Change & Impact On Ecosystem

Mr. Praveen Prakash

 (Programme Co-ordinator ,Industries Group, CEE)

47

28.05.2011.

 Environment, Forest & Budget 

Mr. Mahender Jethmalani

(Programme Director, Patheya)

48

25.06.2011

HAM RADIO-Its usefulness & Climate change 

Engineer  Sureshkumar Madhavlal 

(Add. Asst. Engineer, Ahmedabad)

49

23.07.2011

National Green Tribunal - Hope for Justice  

1. Ms. Shailaja Pillai (Advocate, Gujarat High  Court)

2. Mr. Bhushan Oza (Senior Advocate, Gujarat High     Court)

50

27. .08 .2011

 How changes in Land use affect our Environment?

1. Mr. Sagar Rabari ( Gujarat Lok Samiti)

2.  Mr. Darshan Parekh (Environment Manager)

3.  Mr. Snehal Satyapanthi (Environment Manager)

4.  Ms. Alka Palrecha (Architect & Planner)

51

  24 .09.2011

ECO-SENSITIVE ZONES: “shock absorbers” for the protected areas.

1.       Shri P. G. Majithia

(Retd. Officer, Forest Dept.)

2.       Shri Manish Vaidya

(Wildlife Activist) 

3.       Shri Himanshu Banker (Human Rights Activist)

52

22 .10. 2011

Let's Understand Climate Change with the help of Technology

Mr. Nirzar Lakhia  

Honorary Co-Ordinator –M.Sc. (Climate change & Impact management)  

53

26.11.2011

 Climate Change: Natural or Man – made?

Dr. P. S.Thakker (Scientist)

54

24.12.2011

Today’s Burning Problem : GLOBAL WARMING

Dr. P. N. Pathak (Scientist & Writer of many informative books)

55

28.1.2012

How Changes in water trends affects the Ecology? -Case study of Nal Sarovar

 Rohan Thakker (Visiting Faculty, Climate Change dept. Gujarat Uni )

56

25.2.2012

Cut the Carbon :  E-waste management

 1. Dipen Shah (Eco-Sarjan)        2. Prakash Vaghela    (Environment    Manager) 

57

24.03.2012

Resources conservation & waste management

Shri S. M Jha (Rt senior environment scientist, GPCB)

58

28.04.2012

Environment scenario of Gujarat : From CAG's eye

Mahesh pandya (Paryavaran Mitra)

59

26.05.2012

Green Economy : Does it include you?

Prof. Rohit Shukla (Economist & Political Analyst)

60

23.06.2012

Corporate Environment Responsibility

Shri Mohan Krishna (Janvikas)