PEF announces 2nd Pure Earth Environment Conference-2021
A national conference to address and inspire an essential dialogue around Environmental Conservation
Hyderabad: Pure Earth Foundation (PEF), a charitable society is organizing the 2nd Pure Earth Environment Conference (PEEC) to be held on 24th April 2021 at NIMSME, Hyderabad. PEEC is a bi-annual conference to promote research and innovation in the field of environment, natural resources and social related issues. PEEC was conceived with the notion to encourage and educate the younger generation towards the scientific and technological aspects of all activity associated with sustainable development and environmental conservation.
The focal theme for PEEC 2021 is ‘Environment and Health’. The conference invites students studying under graduation, post graduation or research in Science, Engineering and Social subjects across India to share their techno-scientific and innovative ideas through paper presentations. PEEC aims to build a strong knowledge base and initiate discussions in the field of environment and sustainability. The one-day conference will deliver special addresses during the inaugural session, followed by 25-30 presentations by students. A selection committee will scrutinize papers received from students, and the selected papers will be presented at the conference. Two best paper presentations will be awarded with cash prizes.
“We are thrilled to organize the 2nd Pure Earth Environment Conference. Our aim is to encourage a serious discussion around environmental conservation and sustainability, which is an urgent issue of our times. As they say, there is no plan-B. Hence at PEF our focus is to protect natural resources from further deterioration.” – Sri M.V.Krishna Rao IPS (Retd.), President at PEF and former Director General of Police, AP.
“Our objective with PEEC is to address pressing issues, such as climate change and its impact on our health. As the youth is our future, engaging them in this discussion becomes pivotal, and we hope to inculcate a deep concern for the environment through this conference.” – Dr. K Jayachandra, Vice President at PEF, and Regional Director at Centre for Environment and Development.
All interested to participate and/ or submit research papers can reach out to the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Pure Earth Foundation:
Pure Earth Foundation (PEF) is an environment-concerned charitable society formed by a professional group of eminent Scientists, Retired Bureaucrats, Environmentalists and Technocrats. Their common motive is to educate and create awareness around the dangers of climate change, environmental degradation, and the detrimental impact of human activities on our future generations. With immense knowledge and experience, the members of PEF are set to bring out practical solutions towards existing environmental issues through scientific methods and approaches. With strategic projects under its belt, PEF recently worked with the Tribal Welfare Department, Telangana State to provide technical support in mapping of land claims under the ‘Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006’.
Pure Earth Foundation Mr. M.V.Krishna Rao, IPS (Retd.) Shri. M.V Krishna Rao is the former Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh state. He is currently the President of Pure Earth Foundation, an environment-concerned charitable society. During the course of his professional journey, he served as the Commissioner of Police for Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad cities.
He also held the positions of Director of AP Police Academy, Director General Prisons; Director General of Fire Services, and Managing Director of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC). Mr. Krishna Rao was awarded ‘The Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service’ and ‘The President’s Medal for distinguished services’.
After retirement in 2010, he has been teaching at institutes and universities, including IIM Ahmadabad, NALSAR University, ESCI, University of Hyderabad, Dr. MCRHRD Institute, APHRDI, ASCI and LBSNAA (Mussoorie).
Dr. Jayachandra Kannemadugu, MSc, MTech, PhD Dr. K Jayachandra possesses immense knowledge in the field of geospatial technologies and has completed M.Sc. (Physics), M.Tech. (Remote Sensing & GIS), and PhD in integrated urban development.
He is the Vice President of Pure Earth Foundation, the Regional Director at Centre for Environment and Development, Hyderabad, and the CEO of Global Information Technologies. He has provided consultancy services in geospatial technologies for more than 30 organizations/ departments of the State and Central Governments.
Dr. Jayachandra frequently visits various universities/Institutions to deliver lectures, including Lal Bahadur Sastry National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie; National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Dr. MCRHRD Institute, ESCI, TALIM, MCEME, Judicial Academy Hyderabad.
With 11published research papers in geospatial technology based applications, he has guided more than 70 academic projects for M.Tech. and B.Tech. students. He has organized 3 national conferences, and is the Convener for Pure Earth Environment Conference, 2021.