ACIDLOOP Project Closing Conference, New Delhi
The Grand Hotel
Contact Name: GCPC
Representatives from Leading MSMEs of Northern Region from India and Automotive Component Manufacturers
European Union (EU)
SWITCH Asia Programme
The programme emphasizes on Sustainable Consumption and Production in SMEs, Improving Resource Efficiency, Reduction of Emissions and Wastes and overall improvement in environmental quality and living conditions.
Description of contents/ agenda
ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-16) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in SMEs. The overall objective of the project is to improve urban environmental quality, living conditions and production technologies. Under this SWITCHASIA programme organized an ACIDLOOP Closing Conference a two-day conference on 17-18, December, 2015 at New Delhi.
Experts from various organizations over the globe were invited to attend conference. Dr. Bharat Jain, Member Secretary, GCPC was invited as Chief Guest of the function and for the inauguration of the conference. He was also a part of panel discussion on policies for promoting Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production promotion in SMEs, wherein he shared his experience working in the field of Cleaner Production and Clean Technologies. Speaking on the occasion he elaborated various policies to promote Cleaner Production under the state industrial policy 2015. He mentioned the role of GCPC in developing various financial assistance schemes pertaining to Cleaner Production / Clean Technologies for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in Gujarat, India.