TCE ENVIS RP / Events / Jan 2022

TCE ENVIS RP - Events 2022

Webinar: “AN OVERVIEW OF PWM RULES, 2016/18” - International Plastic Bag Free Day 2021

  • Speaker: Dr. S. K. Nigam, Ex-Director (CPCB), Central Pollution Control Board, Advisor & Expert for Plastics & Solid Waste Management
  • Event Date: 03 July 2021
  • Target Audience: Students, Professionals & Public
  • No. of Participants: 70+
  • Outcome: The program focused on creating awareness amoung students regarding the PWM rules as proposed by CPCB. The speaker Dr. S. K. Nigam is the designer of PWM rules 2016/18. Students got indepth knowledge on Plastics, Plastic Waste and its management techniques.

Webinar: “Plastic Waste Management - Think Differently Tackling Plastic Waste Pollution”

  • Speaker: Dr. Rajagopalan Vasudevan, Padma Shri Awardee, Dean ECA, Prof Chemistry, Co-ordinator TCE ENVIS RP.
  • Event Date: 15 Mar 2021
  • Target Audience: Professionals & Public
  • No. of Participants: 100+
  • Outcome: On the day of World Consumer Rights Dr. R. Vasudevan, Co-ordinator TCE ENVIS RP, delivered a lecture to think differently on Plastic Wasxte Management. The Webinar is an eye opener for the public in changing their view on the ill effects of Plastic Waste. He also shown the right way for the disposal of waste plastics.


  • Speaker: Dr. Shri Marachi Subburaman, Padma Shri Awardee, Director, SCOPE Foundation, Trichy.
  • Event Date: 23 Feb 2021
  • Target Audience: Staff, Students & Public
  • No. of Participants: 80+
  • Outcome: Sustainable Sanitation is the lead of the hour. The Webinar on Sustainable Sanitation provided an knowldge on the process of maintaing a sustainable sanitation in the case of IHHL (Indian House Hold Laterine). The speaker also pointed out the works being carried out in the development of "Toilet Usage Awareness" to the public. He also pointed out the importance of the conversion of human feces and urine into useful fertilizers. On the whole the webinar is a good eye opener for the public towards Sustainable Sanitation

Webinar: “Extended Producer Responsibility on Plastic Waste Management”

  • Speaker: Dr. Sameer Joshi, Industrialist, Hon Secretary Governing Council Indian Plastics Institute and Senior Member Society of Plastic Engineers USA
  • Event Date: 30 Jan 2021
  • Target Audience: Staff, Students & Professionals
  • No. of Participants: 60+
  • Outcome: The webinar provided a good source of data on the present status of the Plastic manufacturing industry and their role in Extended Producer Responsibility on managing the Plastic Waste generated. The speaker also insisted on the guidelines to be framed to follow Extended Producer Responsibility. The participants get benefited on knowing the detail about the EPR on Plastic Waste Management