Ninth National Symposium on Environment (NSE-9)

June 5-7, 2000
Announcement and Call for Papers
Focal Theme

Organised by:
Bangalore University
Jnana Bharathi, Bangalore 560 056

Sponsored by:
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences
Department of Atomic Energy
Government of India

The Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences of the Department of Atomic Energy has been sponsoring the National Symposium on Environment every year since 1992. The eight symposia held so far have attracted the attention of all leading institutions of higher academic learning and organizations connected with environmental monitoring and remediation in the country and outside. The 9th symposium in the series is being held at Bangalore University Bangalore during June 5-7, 2000. Bangalore University has established separate Departments with full fledged programs in Environmental Science and Engineering. The University’s Centre for Clean Environment Technology is collaborating internationally on a number of research programs. The University also has a strong group engaged in mathematical modeling of pollution. Bangalore city also boasts of a number of Government and Private organizations interested in the study and monitoring of pollution.

Past symposia in the series have focused on special teams pertinent to the host city. Urbanization as a social phenomenon is taking place in a big way in the country with strong adverse implications on urban environment and public health. Bangalore as one of the fastest growing mentropolis in the country serves as a case study and model for other urban environmental centres. The symposium will focus on pollution in Urban Environment", an issue of serious concern as we enter the 21 st century. It is hoped that symposium would receive a cross-section of papers dealing with monitoring urban pollution, source identification, profiles of various sources, mitigation strategies etc. The symposium will also feature several invited talks by eminent enviromentalists.

Contributed Papers

Contributed papers are invited on areas of theme topic and other relevant areas such as

Contributed paper should contain abstract, introduction, method, results and conclusions. The length of the paper inclusive of figures, tables, references etc. should not exceed 6 pages, when typed single spaced (font size. 12) on A4 size sheets. Two good quality hard copies of the paper along with the floppy disks (3 1/2" diskette, MS word or WS7) should reach the following on or before March 1, 2000:

Dr. S. Sadasivan

Convenor Technical Programme Committee, Head, Environmental Assessment Division Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai - 400 085 E-mail: sada@magnum. barc. ernet. in Fax: 022-550 5151


If you intend to participate/present a paper in the symposium please fill in the enclosed registration form and mail it before March 1, 2000 to:


Prof. N. Manamohan Rao

Convenor Local Organising Committee, NSE-9 Dept of Civil Engineering Bangalore University Jnana Bharathi. Bangalore - 560 056 Fax : 080-321 9295

Accommodation for outstation participants can be arranged in University Hostels at nomincal charges or in guest house/hotels. Those desirous of availing this facility should clearly indicate the same in the registration form.


Industrial organisations and! commercial firms are encouraged to put up relevant exhibits pertaining to pollution control and monitoring during this period at the symposium venue. Convenor, Local Organising Committee may be contacted for further details.

Registration Fee

	For participants from Government 
	Institutions and Universities 			Rs. 100/- 
	Public Sector Undertakings 			Rs. 250/-
	Others 						Rs. 500/-

Dates to remember

	Last date for receipt of contributed 
	papers at Mumbai. 				March 1. 2000
	Last date for receipt of Registration 
	Form at Bangalore. 				March 1. 2000
	Mailing of intimation of acceptance 
	of paper. 					March 31.2000 

Ninth National Symposium on Environment

Bangalore University June 5-7, 2000


Intimation of Submission of Papers/Participation

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Rs. 150-00

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Please mail the form before March 1, 2000 to 

Prof. N. Manamohan Rao

Convenor Local Organising Committee, NSE-9 Dept. of Civil Engineering Bangalore University Jnana Bharathi Bangalore - 560 056 Fax: 080-3219295