Pune, September 2015 : TERRE YuCon, a joint venture between TERRE Policy Centre and MITSOM College Pune, was inaugurated on Friday the 18th of September. The esteemed Jury panel boasted of very well-known scholars and Environmentalists, Dr. Ram Boojh Programme Chief, Natural Sciences at the UNESCO Office in New Delhi. Ms. Karuna Singh Country Director for Earth Day India & Dr. Vinita Apte, environmentalist and President TERRE Policy Centre. The conference was inaugurated by the above mentioned dignitaries, who were joined by Dr. RM Chitnis, Principal MITSOM College Pune. Dr. Chitnis addressed the audience with his inspiring words on environmental awareness amongst the youth.
The two days of the conference, saw some stellar presentations on concepts like Smart Cities, Sustainable Urbanisation, Waste Management and Sustainable Agriculture. TERRE policy centre aims to take these presentations forward and with increased youth participation we do believe in facilitating change.