Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology

Seminar And Conference - Sustainable Living–07– Ecological Literacy For All

Date: July 08, 2014 Organizer: CGBMT, Bangalore

CGBMT organized a Two-day Conference on Sustainable living at the Jawaharlal Auditorium in Cubbon Park, Bangalore. This was the first and only national event on Sustainable literacy. Ar. Prof. Ravindra Bhan delivered the key note address of the conference highlighting the need of revival of the Man–Nature relationship. It hosted Six Panel Discussions on Water, Energy, Waste as A Resource, "How Green is your 'Home’?”, "How Green is  our 'College'?”, “Are you being taught for the future you are inheriting?”, and "How green is Our 'Bangalore'?". Eminent personalities like Mr. Suresh Heblikar, Environmentalist – Eco watch, PB Maheshi, Chief Secretary, GoK, A.R. Shivakumar Principal Investigator – RWH KSCST, Mr. Srikumar, IPS – CMD - KSPHC, Mr. Suhir Krishna, IAS, Principal Secretary – PWD, GOK, Prof. Ar. Ravindra Bhan, Ar. Jaisim – Jaisim Fountainhead, Ar. Dr. Sangeet Sharma, Ar. Gayathri, Ar. Neelam Manjunath and many Bureaucrats of GoK were on the panels for very informative and involving discussions with the public. CGBMT honored Ar. K. Jaisim with the "Nature's Friend" Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of "Sustainable Architecture & Development" for the last 37 years.