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 Date  News Title  Source
5 April 2012 Role of ICT in Sustainable Development - The Road Ahead The Financial Express
17 November 2011 Seminar on ICT in education for sustainable development TERI
6 November 2011 Educational Camp at Kothi (Manali) TERI
2 November 2011 Seminar on ICT in ESD in Shimla and Chandigarh TERI
3 May 2010 Report on Drinking Water Testing activity Shastri Model School, Phase-1, Mohali

 
Seminar on ICT in education for sustainable development
TERI, 17 November 2011
 

A seminar on 'Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Education for Sustainable Development – The Road Ahead' was organized by EYSD division in Jaipur on 17 November 2011 as part of its flagship project Climate EduXchange, to reach out to students and teachers on key issues related to Climate Change. The seminar was endorsed by the Department of Information Technology and Communication, Government of Rajasthan. It provided a platform for stimulating discussions on state-level concerns towards the overarching theme and created interface between policy makers, institutes of learning (schools, colleges and universities), NGOs, corporate and other stakeholders. Apart from government officials, the seminar was graced by the presence of NGO professionals, college students, school teachers, and representatives from the media.

The inaugural session was attended by Mr R N Mehrorta, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Dr Ashwini Kumar Sharma, Director (Technical), Department of Information Technology and Communication. Mr Mehrortra in his inaugural address mentioned the role and importance of ICT in environment conservation. He also spoke about the role of youth in environment conservation. He congratulated TERI on its initiative to provide a platform to various state-level stakeholders on the keys issues of ICT and ESD. Dr Kumar in his address spoke about the initiatives taken by the Government of Rajasthan in E- education and digitalizing the school education. Some of the key environmentalists and community workers were also invited as prominent speakers in the seminar.