Bhopal: The two-day international conference ‘Research-2015’ in the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) concluded on 23 Feb 2019. ‘Multiple Opinion towards Sustainable Development – The Role of Government, Academics, Corporations, Civil Society and Citizens’ Research Presented the paper. Retired IFS Maharaj Muthu was present as the chief guest on the last day. He is presently at work on various projects linked to the environment with the United Nations. He is also a member of the Rome Forum. He said that environmental laws are being followed severely in advanced countries. Rules have been made in our country, but no one is worried about water and forest.
He said that tribal are being ambitious from their homes to save the forest. I trust the primary importance is human. It is necessary to save the forest but tribal are better protected. The environment cannot be saved by anyone homeless. He said that to meet the constant growth idea, focus on Conservation and Anticipation should be attentive.
The industrial revolution is essential but now it has to think about how to increase the pace of country growth by increasing water and forest. He said that forests can not only stop climate change, but it is a means of livelihood for 1.6 billion people of the world. Due to these, natural disasters such as floods, landslides and droughts can be stopped.
Presenting a paper on Captain Rajesh Gupta in the growing GDP Renewable Energy session from Wind Energy. Rajesh collected data from 19 states and measured the progress of the state through wind and solar energy. According to Rajesh, data from seven years revealed that the states which invested in Bind Energy GDP growth of 4 to 5 per cent is high there. Due to wind energy, the level of pollution in the state is also lower than other sources.
Baria Bhagirath Prasad presenting a research paper in rural Sociology-Economic Session, which is going away from agriculture, presented the study of data for urban and rural poverty in the last 18 years of the situation. In this study, he had included 28 states of the country. According to Bhagirath, rural areas are now getting away from poor farming. The share of farming in his income is only 25 per cent. Climate change is affecting the cultivation. However, the level of poverty has decreased in 2004 and 2014 data compared to 1993. The job market has increased by 20 per cent in rural areas.