Introduction of Water Book, Assam Administrative College, Guwahati - 23rd April 2015
About the Event
Instituted on the 4th of July 2007, the Balipara Foundation has been a leading advocate of the principles of Naturenomics™ , both in theory and in practice. The Naturenomics™ model seeks to bring the objectives of economics in line with the imperatives of nature. Located in the state of Assam, North Eastern Region of India, and being part of the Indo-Myanmar Biodiversity Hotspot, the location has inspired its vision of creating a Biodiversity Knowledge Bank.
India, known for its water resources, traditional systems of water conservation, supply management, reverence and celebration of water is unfortunately suffering from misuse of water.
The book Reﬂections on Managing WATER: Earth’s Greatest Natural Resource by Ranjit Barthakur and Indira Khurana Guwahati was inaugurated on April 23th at Administrative Staff College, Khanapara. Published by Balipara Foundation the book was released on 23rd April by Honourable Chief Minister of Assam Sri Tarun Gogoi. Also present in the occasion was Shri Jitesh Khosla, Chief Secretary, Assam; Sri Himangshu Shekhar Das, Chief Information Commissioner; Shri Ranjit Barthakur, Founder Trustee Balipara Foundation; Dr. Indira Khurana, noted environmentalist; Sri. R.K. Krishna Kumar, from the Tata Group; Dr. Dhrubajyoti Saikia, Vice Chancellor, Cotton College State University and Professor Gautam Barua, Director IIIT Guwahati.