|Event Start Date:|
1st February 2019
|Event End Date:|
3rd February 2019
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
National Level Ecological Festival for Saving the Western Ghats
1st, 2nd & 3rd February 2019
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Host Organizer: OSAI, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Festival Reception Committee
Day 1 / 1st February 2018, Friday
08.00AM- 09.45AM Registration
09.00AM- 10.00AM Cultural Programme from different States
10.00AM- 11.00PM- Inaugural Ceremony
Welcome Speech, Chairman, Reception Committee
Planting of plants by the Adivasis
Key Note Address by the Chief Guest.
Vote of Thanks, Secretary, Reception Committee.
11.00AM-11.30 AM Break for Health Drink
11.30AM -01.00PM Sharing of concerns by the Host State.
01.00PM- 02.30PM Lunch Break
02.30PM- 04.00PM Sharing of concerns by the Participating Stats.
To revisit and highlights present status of the Western Ghats and key activities.
Moderator: Dr. VaishaliPattil
04.00PM – 04.30 Break for Health Drink and move to side event/s
04.30PM- 06.00PM Parallel / Side Events
Biodiversity of the Western Ghats (Forest, flora & fauna, etc.) Policy Change, Development V/S Destruction, Rivers, Climate change, Indigenous people, Livelihood, Youth, Culture, in Western Ghats, Tourism, Agriculture, Land use, Water, Natural V/S Manmade Calamities, Sensitive Ecological Zone, NGT Orders about Western Ghats, Soil Erosion, Cultural Diversity, etc. )
06.00PM- 08.00PM Cultural Festival/ Music videos/ Documentary / Small Play, etc
Day 2/ 2nd February 2019, Saturday
09.30AM-11.00AM Plenary on Legal Matters
Key Speaker: Dr. Claude Alvares
11.00AM-11.30AM Break for Health Drink and to move to Parallel Sessions.
11.30AM- 01.00PM Voices for Western Ghats
Speakers from Union and Western Ghats’s State Governments
01.00PM- 02.30PM Lunch break
02.30PM- 04.00PM Voices for Western Ghats
Speakers from Industry, Political Party, Media, Youth Organization, Trade Union.
04.00PM – 04.30 PM Break for Health Drink and moving to Parallel / Side events.
04.30PM- 06.00PM Parallel / Side Events on various Initiatives / Struggles for saving / Conserving the Western Ghats.
06.00PM- 08.30PM Rally / Public Meeting / Ecological Cultural Performances
8.30PM -09.30PM Dinner
Day 3– 03 February 2019, Sunday
09.30AM-11.00AM Looking Forward, Reports, Action Plan
Declaration of State Coordinators, W.G. Presidium, Coordinator/s
11.00AM-11.30AM Break for Health Drink
11.30AM- 01.00PM Valedictory Function
Western Ghats Declaration
Dedicational Speeches by the Coordinators
Oath for Green Earth and Western Ghats
CONTACTS TO REGISTER
Maharashtra –Vaishali Patil. Email:[email protected], Mobile +91 9422696976
Goa –Nirmal Kulkarni, -Email: [email protected], Mobile +91 9673531636
Karnataka– Janardhana.G.L-Email:[email protected], Mobile +91 9480431983
Kerala– Sarath Cheloor-Email: [email protected] , Mobile +91 9809477058
Puduchery – D.Saravanan- Email:[email protected], Mobile +91 9443958559