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Events To Attend This Week (18/12/14 – 25/12/14)

Events To Attend This Week (18/12/14 – 25/12/14)

Agritalk, water expo, spreading awareness about handloom, a lot to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should not miss this week.

1. Appeal Please Help Stop ‘Kolubete’ – Bengaluru

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In the ritual hunting festival called, ‘Kolubete’, thousands of innocent wild animals are mercilessly killed while lakhs of villagers stand by to watch the event. This year, hunting festivals are planned to be held on December 18th 2014, 25th December, 28th December and 4th January 2014.

Shri Ajay Misra, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Karnataka Forest Department has issued directions to stop the hunting festival in all districts of Karnataka. Along with this, an awareness programme is planned to be conducted with support from Forest Department, People for Animals (PFA), Kengeri, CUPA WRRC, Paradigm Shift activity center, Happy Vegans foundation, Karuna International, Karnataka Animal Rights Activist Group, Prani Daya Sangh, Vishwa Prani Kalyan Mandal and Watchers India Trust. Your support in stopping the Hunting Festival by volunteering and bringing in volunteers to be a part of this awareness campaign will greatly help in making this Campaign successful. Check out more details here.

When: Dec. 20th – Dec. 21st
Where: Dulikunta, near Nelamangala, Bengaluru

2. India International Water expo – Chennai


India-International Water Expo’2014 will be the Largest Exhibition covering the Water & Waste-Water Industry. The Expo focus is on Water Treatment, Waste-Water Management & Recycling, Water Supply & Services, Water Management Systems, Water Conservation, Desalination, Filtration Equipment, Effluent Treatment Systems, Water Pollution, Pipes, Fittings & Valves, Packaged Drinking Water, Instrumentation & Process Control, Transportation, Distribution & Collection Systems, Water Treatment Chemicals, Boilers & Cooling Towers, Rainwater Harvesting, Pumps & Motors. Municipal Solid Waste,Manufactures and Service Providers of Bio Medical Waste, Industrial Waste, Electronic Waste. Check out more details here.

When: Dec. 19th
Where: Chennai Trade Centre, Mount Poonamalee Road, Chennai, Tamil Nādu

3.  Agritalk India – Rajkot


This show will provide opportunity to attendees to learn about innovative marketing strategies in order to increase their market share. Farmers and Agri professionals from all parts of India will attend this event and will showcase their latest products and services associated with agricultural sector. The show will be an ideal platform where producers from agricultural industry can interact directly with the consumers. The participants will be able to meet with key decision makers, distributors, and agents and will also able to build business relationship with them. Products such as agriculture land levelers, agriculture spare parts, agro chemicals and fertilizers will be at displayed at this show. Click here for details.

When: Dec. 21st – Dec. 24th
Where: Shastri Maidan, Rājkot, Gujarāt

4. Transforming India Conclave 2014 & Think India Awards 2014 – Delhi


Transforming India Conclave 2014 is being conducted to align to the Prime Minister’s vision. The event will have 5 sessions of panel discussions on the same and will award all those organizations/NGOs/Corporate Houses who have contributed to the GDP of the country by creative value, jobs, manufacturing base, good governance and growth.
The panel discussions will be conducted on:
– The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)
– Housing For All by 2022
– Swachh Bharat
– Digital India
– Make in India
The above discussions will be useful as a knowledge sharing platform with debates, deliberations from the stalwarts & experts in their respective fields. Read more here.

When: Dec 18th
Where:  India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

5. Handloom Ambassadors – Bengaluru


Desi, in collaboration with Friends of the Hand loom, is launching a campaign called “Hand loom Ambassadors”. This program is specially designed to sensitise young people towards Hand loom sector, as also rural empowerment. Shri Shyam Benegal, the internationally renowned film maker and Rajya Sabha member, shall be their first Hand loom Ambassador. Know more here.

When: Dec. 20th
Where: Gandhi Bhavana, Bengaluru

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