Srinagar: Peoples’ Environmental Council (PEC), a Srinagar based group of subject matter specialists and concerned citizens, in collaboration with the University of Kashmir is organizing an important webinar on “Air Quality in Kashmir: Status, Source, and Implications”, on December 27, 2020 at 8.00PM IST. PEC has chosen Air Quality as a subject for its third webinar as the deteriorating air quality poses a serious threat to the health of the people. 

The webinar will feature four technical presentations as: 

“Seasonality and Sources of Particulate Pollution in Kashmir” by Prof. Shakil Romshoo, Dean Research, University of Kashmir.                           

“Hazardous Effects of Air Pollution on Health of People” by Dr. Parvaiz Koul, Professor and Head, Pulmonary and Internal Medicine, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences.

“Air Pollution in Kashmir – Perspective and Challenges before Pollution Control Board” by Mr. Rafi Ahmad Bhat  Regional Director, Kashmir, J&K State Pollution Control Board, and 

“Air Quality and Air Pollution – Health Impact Assessment Modelling in Srinagar”  by Mr. Tavoos Hasan Bhat Sr. health and Safety Officer, Sheikh Shakbout Medical City,  Abu Dhabi. 

The people interested to attend the webinar are requested to join by clicking the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89813346682 on zoom platform. No pre-registration is required for attending the webinar. 

PEC has been organizing seminars and webinars on various environmental issues being faced by Kashmir’s environment, water bodies, biodiversity, and forests etc. The recommendations of each seminar/webinar are immediately thereafter submitted to the authorities for consideration and necessary action at their end.