National Conference on Strengthening Actions Involving Communities for Cleaner Air and Better Future

19 Mar 2024 19 Mar 2024
S.S.Jain Subodh P.G.College

Air pollution poses significant environmental and public health challenges globally, it demands urgent and concerted efforts from all stakeholders. Air pollution is caused from various sec­tors such as industries, transport, construction, road dust, burning of waste & biomass and commercial & residential ac­tivities. Air pollution has no boundaries and impacts both rural and urban areas. Air pollution caused in a particular city may be due to sources located in neighbouring cities as weather conditions play an important role moving pollutants across boundaries and dispersing them to lower levels in the atmo­sphere.

Air pollution in developing countries is growing and it has impact on human health. It also contributes towards global warming and Climate Change. The 2030 Agenda for Sustain­able Development recognizes that controlling air pollution is critical to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG3: Good health and well-being, SDG7: affordable and clean energy, SDG11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG13: Climate Action). To achieve this, National, State and District or City level efforts are being made by all stakeholders such as Government, non-government and private organisations.

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), as an independent, not-for-profit, knowledge driven institute, plays a pivotal role in advancing efforts towards strengthening air quality actions, dedicated to transitioning towards a cleaner and sustainable future, TERI influences policymakers and grassroots workers in rural India, providing localized solutions with a global vision, Long before air pollution emerged as a critical health and envi­ronment issue in India, TERI developed state-of-the-art capaci­ties for studying air quality, Research focusses on a range of issues, including ambient air quality and apportionment of contributing sources, indoor air quality assessment for urban and rural households, regional scale assessment, impacts on health and agriculture, and capacity building of stakeholders for better management. The research and analyses carried out by TERI have been considered by policy makers for improve­ments in various policies and standards.

Through this conference, our primary goal is to foster a deeper understanding among students regarding the causes and im­pacts of air pollution. This Conference will present an opportu­nity to recognise the collective actions taken by Government, private, non-government, communities and individuals to im­prove air quality and explore the strategies for the renewed role of communities in strengthening the clean air initiatives. By engaging communities, we aim to empower individuals to take proactive measures towards cleaner air and creating better future.

Together, we can work towards building sustainable societies that safeguard our environment and enhance the quality of life for present and future generations. Join us as we embark on this journey towards cleaner air and healthier communities.


Research Scholars, Students, Professionals, and Academicians from all streams are invited to present their research work and share their experiences at the upcoming conference on Strengthening Air Quality Actions involving Communities. We welcome submissions for research papers, case studies, and innovative solutions aim for clean air all.

8 concept notes from each theme will be shortlisted and allowed to present during the Conference. 2 best concept notes from each theme will be felicitated with award, memento and certificate, all shortlisted will get certificate of participation.

Important Dates:

Submission of Concept Note: 28th February -13th March, 2024

Last date of registration: 15th March, 2024

Conference date: 19th March, 2024 Link for submission of Concept Note and registration: -

Air pollution
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