India International Centre, New Delhi (IN)

1-3 October 2021

Environment and Social Development Association (ESDA) Delhi was organized grand successfully its 5th ESDACON 2021 (annual International Conference of ESDA) as 2nd World Environment Summit 2021 (Conference & Awards) on 1st – 3rd October 2021 at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (India). The WES 2021 was organized in collaboration with CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, University of Delhi, IGNOU New Delhi, GRC India, Amity University Haryana, GD Goenka University Gurugram, Sharda University Greater Noida, AAJ New Delhi, National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) Delhi, Save the Environment Kolkata, MSMECCII, Global Foundation and in foreign partnership with Australian National University.

About 1000 delegates including academicians, scientists, medical doctors, policymakers, technocrats, stakeholders, research scholars, environmentalists, educationists, journalists, social activists, civil societies, industrial representatives and students across the World participated in this summit. The Conference was organized successfully under the leadership of the Organizing Secretary Dr. Jitendra K Nagar, General Secretary, Environment and Social Development Association (ESDA India) with the presence of more than 90 speakers, chair & co-chairs, 253 paper presenters (125 oral and 128 posters), 100 Volunteers and 600 delegates from 20 Sates of India and 6 foreign countries. ,


The World Environment Summit 2021 was inaugurated in virtual mode by the chief guest Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. K. Singh (Judicial Member, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi) on 1st October 2021 in presence of guest of honor Prof. P. B. Sharma , (Vice-Chancellor, Amity University Haryana), guest of honor Shri U.P. Singh, IAS, (Secretary, Union Ministry of Textiles and Former Secretary, Department of Water Resources, RD & GR, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India), Dr S. K. Goyal, (Head, CSIR-NEERI Delhi), Dr. G. K. Arora , (Principal, BRAC-DU), Dr. Umesh Chandra , (Executive President, ESDA India), Prof. Javed Ahmad, (President, NESA Delhi), Prof. Kshipra Misra , (President, Save the Environment, Kolkata), Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Singh, , Managing Director, Grass Roots Research & Creation India and Conference Organizing Secretary Dr. Jitendra K Nagar , (General Secretary, ESDA India and Assistant Professor, Environment Studies, Dr B. R. Ambedkar College, Delhi University).

The Valedictory session and ESDA Green Award Ceremony 2021was organized on 3rd October 2021 at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. Dr. Anil Praksh Joshi, ,Padma Bhushan awardee and Founder, HESCO, Dehradun was participated as a Chief Guest. Prof. P. B. Sharma , (Vice-Chancellor, Amity University Haryana, Gurugram), Prof. Raj Kumar , (Director, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi), Ms. Diksha Bhandari IFS , (Divisional Director, Social Forestry Division, Ghaziabad) and Dr. B.B.L. Madhukar , (Director General, BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry) participated as Guest of Honor in the Valedictory Session of WES 2021. The ESDA Society conferred ESDA Green Awards 2021 to 57 people from different parts of India and abroad for their outstanding and remarkable contributions in their professional fields. In the last, The Organizing Secretary of WES 2021 Dr. Jitendra K Nagar, (General Secretary, ESDA India) delivered the vote of thanks.

Numerous eminent speakers including Prof. Wei-Song Hung , (AMMRC, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan), Prof. Ashok Kumar , (Professor of Management, Grand Valley State University, Michigan, USA ), Prof. A. K. Keshari , (Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi), Er. V. P. Yadav, (Scientist E & Additional Director, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi), Prof. Shachi Shah , (Director, School of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinar y Studies, IGNOU, New Delhi), Dr. Sanjeev Agrawal, (Former Additional Director, CPCB, Delhi), Dr. Priyadharshini Perumal , (Marie Curie Fellow, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa, Finland), Dr. Ashish Pathak , (Assistant Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait), Prof. R. K. Thakur, (Dean, GD Goenka University, Gurugram, Haryana), Shri Krishan Gopal Vyas, (Former Advisor, Rajiv Gandhi Watershed Mission, M. P.), Prof. Tanu Jindal, (Group Additional Pro VC (R&D), Amity University Noida), Prof. Jaigopal Sharma, (Head, Department of Biotechnology, Delhi Technological University, Delhi), Prof. (Dr.) Usha Batra ,Associate Dean, School of Engineering and Sciences, GD Goenka University, Gurugram), Prof. Saif Ali Chaudhry, (Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi), Prof. Hitesh A Solanki , (Department of Botany, Gujarat University, Ahemdabad, Gujarat), Mr. Indrajit Ghosh , (Chairman, MSMECCII, New Delhi), Mr. Vinod Kaushik, (Scientist E, INMAS, DRDO, Delhi), Shri Gyanendra Rawat , (Environmentalist , Sr. Journalist & Chairman, Rashtriya Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti), Dr. Yugal Jha , (Associate Professor, SKMU DUMKA, Jharkhand), Dr. S. S. Chawla (Associate Professor, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, Delhi), Dr. Priti Malhotra ,(Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Daulat Ram College, Delhi University), Dr. Ravindra Kumar , (Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Hindu College, University of Delhi), Dr. Richa Priyadarshini , (Associate Professor, Dept. of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University), Mr. Ramesh Sharma , (Environmentalist & Senior Journalist, Bhopal, M.P.), Shri Jagdeesh Chaudhary (Educationist, Water Activist & President, Green India Foundation, Haryana), Shri Abhay Mishra , (Environmentalist and Water Activist, Indira Gandhi Rashriya Art Centre, Delhi) and Dr Rakesh Rana , (Social Scientist & Assistant Professor, M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad, U.P.) were delivered the lectures in the WES 2021.

More than 60 invited speakers from Ministries of Government of India, CSIR, DST, DRDO, ICAR, ICMR, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), SPCBs, AIIMS, Central & State Universities, IITs, Embassies, Foreign Universities, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CII, PHD Chamber, NALCO and some other Societies, Print & Electronic Media Groups, and Institutions also delivered the lecture in the 5th ESDACON 2021.


Main Speakers

Glimpse of ESDACON 2021

News & Social Gathering

International Conference at IIC, New Delhi

Important Documents