STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Conference on Well-being, Design at IISc

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will host an Indo-Dutch conference on ‘Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment’ at its J N Tata Auditorium from Thursday to Saturday.

Published: 12th June 2014 10:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2014 10:31 AM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will host an Indo-Dutch conference on ‘Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment’ at its J N Tata Auditorium from Thursday to Saturday.

Padma Vibhushan Prof Arcot Ramachandran, Chairman of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and honorary fellow at IISc, will inaugurate the conference.

Prof Anurag Kumar, Divisional Chairman, IISc, will preside over the inaugural event.

Anil Gupta from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and founder of Honey Bee Network, will deliver the keynote address on fostering collaborations between grassroots innovators and design engineers for sustainable innovations. Dr Devi Shetty, founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya, will talk on innovations that can result in affordable healthcare.

Lectures will also be held on whether everyday technologies can be used to monitor health in Primary Health Centres. Students will talk on the loss of local architecture techniques in rural areas, whether organic cotton can replace for Bt cotton, management of household organic waste in urban areas, empowering rural women through tulasi bead making, and the effect of light on people in the IT industry.

More from Bengaluru.

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp