Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology

World Bamboo Day 2012

Date: September 18, 2012 Organizer: CGBMT, Bangalore

CGBMT organized a seminar on the eve of World Bamboo Day on 18th September 2012. The seminar began with a musical performance with the bamboo instrument - “Angklung” by Dr. H S Anasuya Kulkarni and her team. Mr. Hariharan, CEO, BCIL, presented a talk on “Future of Construction”. This was followed by lectures on “Bamboo Enterprise Ecosystem” and “Skill development in the Bamboo Sector” by Chief Guest, Mr. I V Ramanuja Rao, Program Director, INBAR and Guest of Honor, Dr. Vishnukant S. Chatpalli from Skill Development Cell, GOK, respectively. The students of the BAT PG Diploma Course and Certificate Course of batch 2011-2012 were awarded their certificates. Ar. Neelam Manjunath then concluded the event with the presentation of the Annual BAT course report.

The Seminar was well attended by over 200 members comprising of students of architecture and design faculties, professionals in the fields of architecture, product design, civil engineering, eco-tourism and hospitality sectors.