8 Sep : Prof Arun D Ahluwalia (Ex Chairman,Geology Dept) & Environment Outreach Incharge PU is to address International Conference on Global Warming, climate change,sustainable development & secular spirituality on Thursday September 9 at Trivandrum. Organizers of the meet are SANTHIGIRI RESEARCH FOUNDATION in association with TERI & UNESCO. A large number of scientists and scholars in attendance include international renowned Environmental Scientists Dr Fred Singer USA; Nobel Laureate Dr R K Pachauri, Dr Lawrence Edward Carter Hawaii USA, Palestinian Gandhi Prof Mubarak Avad, former ISRO Chief Dr G Madhavan Nair, Dr G Madhavan Nair, Dr Richard Falk and Dr Halal Elver California University, Takashi Kamel, Japan.
THe conference coincides with dedication of the Parnasala of the Founder Guru of Snthigiri Ashram, Navajyothisree Karunakara Guru on 12th September. President of India Mrs Pratibha Patil had last month officially dedicated the PEACE PAGODA at the Ashram to humanity.
The topic of address by Dr A D Ahluwalia is ” MY EXPERIMENTS In EARTH & ENVIRONMENT OUTREACH- A SACRED SOCIAL OBLIGATION”. PU Environment outreach initiated by VC R C Sobti has been taken across the country and abroad through such grass root interactions breaking the wall between universities and society. Dr A D Ahluwalia feels this invitation is a tribute to PU’s pioneering spirit of outreach.