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Programme

“LIGHTNING RESILIENT INDIA CAMPAIGN 2019-2021”
Date : 26 March 2019          Venue: Seminar Hall, IIT Delhi-110017

Time: 09:30 – 10:00
Arrival of guests and Registration


Time: 10:00 – 11:10 – Inauguration

• Invitation to guests and lightning of lamps
• Welcome address Col Sanjay Srivastava, CROPC
• Address by Sri Anil Kumar Sinha, IAS VC BSDMA
• Address by Prof AK Gosain , IIT Delhi
• Address by PP Shrivastav, IAS,NEC
• Address by Dr. S. K. Dash, President IMS
• Address by Dr Akhilesh Gupta, DST
• Address by Thomas Cherian, CEO , World Vision India
• Address by RK Jain, IAS, Secretary General, Red Cross Society of India
• Key Note Address by Dr K. J. Ramesh, DG IMD
• Inaugural address by Chief Guest, Member, NDMA
• Vote of thanks by Mr Salmon , World Vision India


Time: 11:10 – 11:30 –  High Tea


Time: 11:30 – 13:15 – Technical Session – I

Theme – Overview Lightning Early warning and Dissemination systems Chairman – Dr. Nivedita P Haran, IAS Co- Chair – Dr. Rajni Srivastava
• Climate Services in India – Dr. K. J. Ramesh, DG IMD
• Weather and Climate Modelling for Seamless Forecasting in Climate Services and Dissemination– V.Thomas Prasad , CROPC
• Integrated Risk Management and Community Action- Aditi Kapoor, IFRC
• Lightning – Point validation and importance of AWS – Dr. VS Prakash


Time: 13:15 – 14:00 –  Lunch Break


Time: 14:00 – 15:30 Technical Session – II

 Theme – Spatio temoral mapping, electrical sensitivity and Lightning Protection Devices
Chairman – Mr Anil Kumar Sinha, IAS ; Co Chair – EE, IITD
• Safety Oriented aspects in the upkeep of Lightning Protection System & Surge Protection Devices – Dr. K. Jankiraman , Obo Bettermention
• Lightning EW action Plan in NE– Mr Shyam Sundar Kundu, NESAC
• Lightning Early warning Project and selection of sensors – Mr. Alok Taori, NRSC,ISRO


Time: 15:30 – 15:50 – Tea Break


Time: 15:50 – 17:30 Technical Session – III

Theme – Capacity Building Research and Development and Startups
Chairman – Prof SK Dash ; Co-Chair – Brig Vinod Dutta
• Capacity Building challenges- Mr Parvez Hayat, IPS, DGP
• Flash Flood Forecasting – Climate Services to Water Sector – Prof. A.K. Gosain, IITD
• Research and Development in Lightning – Ms Nupur Singh, Springer
• Electrical sensitivity challenges due to climate extremities – EE, IIT Delhi


Time: 17:30 – 18:00 – Panel Discussion and Declaration of the meet


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Resilient India Campaign

On 26th & 27th March 2019, Timing : 09:30 am to 5:00 pm at IIT New Delhi.

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