National Conference on Environment Pollution & Technology

TCSC - National Conference on Environment pollution

The Department of Zoology, Thakur College of Science & Commerce, Kandivali (E) organized a 2 days "National Conference on Environmental Pollution & Toxicology" on 22nd & 23rd December 06 as a part of academic programme of the sesquicentennial celebrations of the University of Mumbai in collaboration with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

The event received a tremendous response from researchers, teachers" & post graduate students across the country. A total of 306 delegates, including 96 out station delegates attended the conference and presented 86 research papers in nine Technical Sessions covering the areas such as. 1. Metal / Non-Metal Toxicity
2. Pesticide Toxicity
3. General Toxicity
4. Hydrocarbons
5. Urbanization, Human Activity &  Safe Disposal of waste
6. Industrial Pollution & Bioremediation

Dr. Vijay Khole, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai inaugurated the conference on 22nd December 2006. Dr. A. D. Sawant, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Nanded were the Guests of Honour. The Vice Chancellor spoke about the relevance & timeless of the theme of the conference. He also elaborated upon the plan of action the new initiatives to be taken by the University in the sesquicentennial year.

TCSCDr. M. D. Zingde, Deputy Director, N.I.O. Regional Centre, Mumbai delivered the keynote address on "Environmental Status of Coastal Zone of India." He discussed at length the role of anthropogenic activities in the global climate change & its effects on mankind.

The valedictory address was given by Dr. Vishwas Chavan, Scientist NCL, Pune Environmental Informatics", an emerging thrust area in the field of Environmental Conversation & Biodiversity.

Dr. Vitthal Mohite was the Organizing Secretary (NCEPT) and treaching staff from the Junior Biology, Degree Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Computer Science and Maths had actively participated in the organization of this conference.