World Environment Day
Theme: AIR POLLUTION
West Bengal State Center ,Institution of Engineer (India) observed World Environment Day on 5th June 2019. Shri B.B.Singh Chairman and Managing Director , MSTC Limited was the Chief Guest and Dr. Anupam Debsarkar Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Division of Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur Univerisity, delivered the Key Note Address.
Shri Sandip Kumar Deb, Chairman West Bengal State Center, IE(I) chaired the observance function and gave the welcome address.
Shri Avinash Singh, Chairman Environmental Engineering Division of WBSC, IE(I) spoke on History of World Environment Day.
Shri B. B. Singh spoke on various aspects of Air pollution and its impact on our life. In his address he dwelled on air- pollution caused vehicles, air conditioning & refrigeration, various types of waste dumping and their impacts on everyday life. He also told how MSTC is diversifying in recycling business. They have already started a venture Mahindra & Mahindra for old vehicle wrecking and then recycle 80 % of the wrecked vehicle parts. The rest 20% goes for dumping. He also informed about the future business forays concerning waste management as main feature.
Dr. Anupam Debsarkar, in his key note address very systematically gave the picture of air quality standards and then moved to effects because of the exposure to PM2.5 , Ozone, and household air pollution.
The function was attended by past president, past & present Council Members, State Committee members, Corporate Members of WBSC, IE(I) and guests from different walk of life.