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May 1, 2018 : The National Environment Convention 2018 will be held at New Delhi on 5 and 6 June 2018 under the joint auspices of the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment (IIEE) National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER) and Afro Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD) at India International Centre, 40 Lodi Estate, New Delhi in the presence of Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Environmentalists, Principals, Heads of Departments and Teachers from Schools, Colleges and Universities from all over the country.

In a joint press statement issued by the Director of IIEE Dr. Tanuja Trivedi and the Director of NICER Dr. Utkarsh Sharma said that the main theme of the Convention is “Role of Schools, Colleges and Universities in Environmental Protection”. The main focus of the Convention will be based on the United Nations Theme “Beat Plastic Pollution”, they added.

The Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the development of North-Eastern Region / MoS for the office of PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space has consented to be the Chief Guest at 11 am on 5 June 2018 at India International Centre, New Delhi, the statement further elaborated.

While appreciating the efforts of the Schools, Colleges and Universities in making a Plastic Free Environment, the Convention Awards and Appreciations Committee has also decided to confer “Plastic Free School / College / University of the year Award” to selected Institutions in the country based on their track records.

The World Environment Day is a platform for action to remember about the need for the protection of our Mother Earth. It is also the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1972, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

It is also the People's Day above all. The World Environment Day is the "people's day" for doing something to take care of the Earth. That "something" can be focused locally, nationally or globally; it can be a solo action or involve a crowd. Everyone is free to choose.

The Theme Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2018 is beating plastic pollution.

Every World Environment Day has a different global host country, where the official celebrations take place. The focus on the host country helps highlight the environmental challenges it faces, and supports the effort to address them. This year's host is India.

It is in fitness of things that we remember the talisman given by Mahatma Gandhi : “The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed”, opined Chancellor Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi, Chairman and Plenipotentiary of the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment. He also invited all the environmentalist to forward their bio-data on email ID : [email protected] to be considered for presentation of accolades to them on 5-6 June 2018 at India International Centre, New Delhi between 9 am and 5 pm.

The revised edition of the Book titled “Ram Nath Kovind : From Ranks to Raisina” will also be released
on the occasion of the World Environment Day Celebrations and the National Environment Convention 2018
on 5-6 June 2018  at India International Centre, New Delhi. The Book titled “Foreign Policies of
Narendra Modi Government” will also be dedicated to the world citizenry. This photograph was taken
on 25 July 2017 when the Book on Religious Pluralism was presented to the Hon’ble President of India
by  IIEE-NICER Team : Dr. P R Trivedi, Dr. Tanuja Trivedi and Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

It may be mentioned the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment (IIEE) is the only institution in a world to have the credit of designing more than 50 Graduate and Post Graduate level programmes related to environment and allied fields. The course material under self-instructional mode prepared by IIEE runs into more than half a million pages.


Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi discusses in detail the objectives behind the organisation of 2017 World Education Convention to be held on 5-6 September 2017 from 2pm to 5pm in the auditorium of India International Center, 40 Lodi Estate, New Delhi


Click here to see the pictures of Afro-Asian Cleanliness Convention 21.03.2016


2016 world cleanliness convention to be held
at new Delhi on 12-13 December 2016

 Press release

New Delhi, December 1, 2016

The 2016 World Cleanliness Convention will be held for the first time at New Delhi on 12-13 December 2016 in the Auditorium of India International Centre, 40 Lodi Estate, New Delhi with the theme “Clean Up The Earth (CUTE)”. This was stated by the Convenor of the Convention and the Director of the National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER) Dr. Utkarsh Sharma. He further added that more than 51 Universities from India have joined the G-51 (Group of 51 Universities for Promoting Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (CHASE) all over the Country).

The main sponsor of the Convention is Jamia Hamdard, the renowned Deemed University at New Delhi. Other Universities who have co-sponsors the Convention include MIT University, Shri Gobind Guru University, Gujarat University of Transplantation Sciences, Eternal University, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Adesh University, ICFAI University, L.N. Mithila University, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Vinoba Bhave University, Lucknow University, Periyar University, Manipal University, Central Institute of Fisheries Education etc.

It may be mentioned that more than 25 countries will be represented by the Ambassadors, High Commissioner and other Diplomats. Out of 860 Universities of India, only 20 Vice Chancellors have been selected for being felicitated for keeping their campuses cleaner and greener.

Out of the 3500 Schools of NCR (National Capital Region), only 60 Schools have been selected for receiving accolades for their contribution towards promoting cleanliness education.

Dr. Sharma further added that the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) under the Presidentship of Chancellor Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi has allowed NICER to collaborate with CIU for bringing out many more Encyclopaedias related to Ecology, Environment, Cleaning, Greening, Sanitation, Municipal Services, Garbage Management etc.

The Convention to be held on 12-13 December 2016 from 10 am to 1.30 pm will discuss the new paradigm for creating environment friendly and sustainable jobs through the Swachchh Bharat and Swachchh Rajya Abhiyan envisaged by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi.

A separate discussion to explain spirituality and cleanliness will be held in the Valedictory Session where a brain storming lecture will be given by Chancellor Dr. P R Trivedi on the subject “Cleanliness is Godliness”, Dr. Utkarsh Sharma opined.

He has also invited all the interested persons to join this Convention by contacting him on the Email : [email protected]