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2-day conference on climate change crisis in Kashmir held at SKUAST-K

NLCO Chairman felicitated
12:36 AM Mar 07, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
2 day conference on climate change crisis in kashmir held at skuast k
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The conference, themed, ‘Navigation the Crisis of Climate Change in Kashmir and Northern Himalayan Regions of India: The Role of Cooperative Federalism’ was aimed to address the pressing environmental challenges faced by the region.

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The event commenced with the address by Director of KAS India, Adrian Haack, setting the tone for insightful discussions ahead.

Distinguished speakers, including CEO and President of Forum of Federations (Online), Rupak Chattopadhyay, and Honorary Senior Advisor at Forum of Federations, Prof Rekha Saxena from the University of Delhi provided valuable insights into the multifaceted aspects of climate change and the importance of cooperative federalism in addressing these challenges.

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Throughout the conference, various panel discussions, deliberations, and presentations were held, featuring experts from across the country sharing their knowledge and experiences in combating climate change.

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The highlight of the conference was the felicitation of NLCO Chairman, Manzoor Wangnoo for his outstanding contributions towards environmental conservation in Jammu and Kashmir especially his recent eco endeavour of ‘Mission Ehsaas’ restoration of Gilsar-Khushalsar urban lakes.

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Wangnoo expressed his gratitude to the organisers for the prestigious recognition and dedicated the award to the LG administration especially SMC and LC&MA, Team NLCO, well-wishers, and stakeholders for their unwavering support in the mission towards environmental sustainability.

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The first day of the conference concluded on a high note, emphasising the importance of collective efforts in mitigating the adverse impacts of climate change and fostering a sustainable future for generations to come.

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