The silver Jubilee AGM of EAB was held on Saturday July 22, 2023 as many as 25 members and invitees attended this milestone meeting. The annual report and audited accounts were presented and discussed in the meeting, thereafter they were approved. The current auditors were re-appointed for another year. There was a lively discussion on the projects and programs and suggestions were given for activities to be taken up during the current year.
Environment Association of Bangalore organized a Seminar to celebrate its Silver Jubilee on July 08, 2023. This Seminar was held jointly with Raman Research Institute which is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee. The Seminar was held in the campus of that Institute.
The Seminar was held on the advise of Dr K Kasturirangan, former Chairman Space Commission and Patron of Environment Association of Bangalore. The Seminar was inaugurated by Dr Prakash Chauhan, Director, National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad. Dr R G Nadadur, President, Environment Association of Bangalore and Dr Tarun Souradeep, Director, Raman Research Institute spoke about their organizations.
As many as 16 papers were presented at the Seminar which had two themes – urban management and water conservation. Around 200 persons, including scientists, academicians, administrators and college and school students attended the Seminar.
The topics covered under Urban Management included - Growth of Bengaluru- Assessment using Satellite Images, Urban Planning Over the Ages, Geospatial Technology for Urban Transport Management, Re-think , Re-define and Re-design waste for future without landfills, Urban Pollution, Climate-responsive architecture/green buildings, Environment Legislation and Policy and Challenges of urban sustainability in India
The following topics were covered under Water Conservation - Management of Water Resources of Bengaluru, Ground water condition in Bengaluru, Potentials of rainwater harvesting in Bengaluru, Quality of water in Bengaluru, Water Balance Assessment for Bengaluru, Policies for Sustainable water resources development and Conservation, Drones for Water Resources Management and Surface Water Pollution in Bengaluru.