June 15, 2015

Discussion Forum and Book Release: ‘Arsenic in Water: Context West Bengal’

Jadavpur University is currently engaged in social placement of arsenic remediation technology. As a part of its social embedding and technology maturation objective,  Global Change Programme- JU had organized a discussion forum and a book release on ‘Arsenic in Water: Context West Bengal’ authored by  Prof. Abhijit Das and Prof. Joyashree Roy on June 15, 2015, 6 p.m at the Peerless Inn, Kolkata. This book uniquely addresses the problem of arsenic contamination in ground water in West Bengal and its socio-economic implications while exploring a sustainable way forward.

The Book Release was followed by a discussion by eminent panellists including Prof. Kalyan Rudra, Chairman, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Prof. Ashok Gadgil, University of California, Berkely, Prof. Ashish Swarup Verma, Vice Chancellor, Jadavpur University, Prof. Sourin Bhattacharya, Prof. Sukanta Choudhury and Prof. Samir Kr. Saha, Jadavpur University.