Felicitation by Shri Sanjeev Chopra, IAS, Director (LBSNAA)

  1. Centre for Rural Studies, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) organised a two days’ Workshop on “The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (RFCTLARR Act), 2013 and other Land Acquisition Acts: Issues in Implementation, Divergence and Convergence” from 4th – 5th April 2019. In the workshop a presentation on “ RFCTLARR Act, 2013: Issues in Implementation, Divergence & Convergence” was given by Shri Gaurav Kumar, DGM (Environment).The workshop was an ideal platform for the representatives from different Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings, Corporates, Revenue Departments of States, Practitioners, Academicians and other stakeholders, to discuss the issues, challenges and solutions in implementation of the RFCTLARR Act, 2013 and convergence of the Act with other Special Acts. On the issue of divergence, R&R provisions of NHPC R&R Policy and best practices at various power stations on R&R etc. were also presented.
  1. “Ek Kaam Desh KE Naam (EKDKN), organized a one day conference on “Environment and Sustainable Development” on 25.03.2019 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The conference deliberated important issues, innovations and integrated approaches towards Environmental Sustainability in different Industries. During the conference a presentation on “Implementation of Environmental Management Plans for Sustainable Development of Hydropower Projects” was given by Shri Gaurav Kumar, DGM (Env.). The presentation highlighted the Environmental Conservation and environment initiatives undertaken by NHPC at its various projects and power stations, which were appreciated by the experts and panellists present in the conference.