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Information Event on “Environment Management in Industries through RECP”

March 3, 2017, Vapi, Gujarat

An information event on Environment Management in Industries through Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production (RECP) was conducted as a part of GPCB’s Environment Clinic initiative on March 03, 2017 at VIA conference room, Vapi for industries in Vapi GIDC. The initiative is also one of the activities identified under SEIP project for Vapi GIDC. The information event was initiated by Mr. A. G. Patel, RO, GPCB followed by introductory remarks from Mr. Mahesh Pandya, Director, VGEL. The objective of information meeting was to provide information on environment management in industries through resource efficiency and cleaner production.

Dr. Malini Balakrishnan, a Senior Fellow in the Energy-Environment Technology Development Division at TERI, New Delhi, and an adjunct faculty at TERI University made presentation to the members present. The topics were deliberated upon during the event included: introduction to the project, RECP benefits to industries, RECP experience of consortium and how industries could join the project. A total of about 50 members from various industries participated in the said event.

Industries were provided with forms to indicate their areas of interest for implementation of Environment Management. Moreover, interaction with three industries from different sectors was also scheduled to get insight of problem areas. Industries welcomed the idea and displayed high interest for participation in the project. The event concluded with a vote of thanks from Mr. Parthiv Mehta, Hon. Secretary, VIA, thanking the organisers and participants.