Northeast Green

Summit

A Sustainable Development Initiative towards raising awareness and empowering people with knowledge of the rich and diverse natural habitat, biodiversity and cultural heritage of Northeastern India

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ABOUT US

Vibgyor N.E. Foundation is a registered not-for-profit organization based at Guwahati. It specialises in green issues of Northeast India and works closely with various UN organizations, ministries and various Northeastern state governments in this sector. Along with its associates, the Foundation has completed 5 successful years of Northeast Green Summit, the only such annual conclave of the region.

The Northeast Green Summit was initiated in 2016 to raise awareness and empower people with the knowledge of the rich and diverse natural habitat, bio-diversity and cultural heritage that the North Eastern region of India is bestowed with.

BROCHURES

Curious about the Summit? Take a sneak peek of what the Summit has in store for you. Get started by downloading our Summit brochure!

CONTACT

Getting in touch is easy! Be acquainted and feel free to ask your query about the Northeast Green Summit by connecting with a Summit coordinator.
Request a callback from one of our coordinators, at a time that suits you!

COFFEE TABLE BOOKS

Now, know further in detail about how the Northeast Green Summits have unfolded over the years.
Have an intriguing read with the Coffee Table Books of the previous editions of the summit!

VISION

The event aims to highlight the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of Northeast India, showcase their inter-linkages and focus on the need for an integrated approach for sustaining this heritage. The Summit is striving towards preserving, maximizing and developing the potential of the unique biodiversity zone of Northeast India through various awareness programmes highlighting, amongst other things, various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The discussions will link and draw lessons from society, science, culture and market mechanisms.

MISSION

To provide a platform for academicians, research scholars, industry leaders, policymakers, student organisations, civil society representatives, media persons, NGOs, etc. to deliberate and design effective solutions for key environmental challenges being faced in Northeast India.
Robust and scientific planning can result in converting these challenges into potential opportunities for supporting sustainable development and ecological conservation in the region, especially post pandemic.
This year, our emphasis would be to explore greening through regional innovations and entrepreneurship in the process of rebuilding the economy of the region post-pandemic.

WHY ATTEND THE SUMMIT?

  • Exchange ideas, gain knowledge and establish partnerships with various stakeholders
  • Network with various policy makers, green professionals and budding entrepreneurs
  • Showcase achievements in adopting green practices, products and services
  • Deliberate through academic discourses & paper presentations
  • Witness and join in art & cultural activities centring around the region’s green & indigenous practices

WHO ALL ATTEND?

  • State/Central Government organizations
  • UN and international bodies & business houses having a stake in
  • ensuring sustainable development of the region
  • Students & youths
  • Art lovers
  • Cultural activists
  • Local communities
  • Green NGO members and the public at large.
  • Representatives from neighboring countries of Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh

NORTHEAST GREEN SUMMIT

We started the initiative in 2016 with the aim to protect and preserve the environment, besides promoting sustainable development, in Northeast India as well as its immediate neighbourhood – the contagious biodiversity zones of Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar. Our head office is located at Guwahati, Assam in Northeast India.

PRIORITIES

Work with State Governments/ Central governments and various organizations to protect the environment.

Protect and improve wildlife, biodiversity and support sustainable growth.

Improve the lives and economy of people and community with various sustainable livelihoods

FOCUS AREAS

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Disaster Management 
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Regional Value chain for Agri-Horti & Medicinal plants
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Sustainable Development Goals
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Green Skills
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 Sustainable Technologies
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Bio-Entrepreneurship
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Harnessing Economic Potential of Eco Services
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Bio-Economy
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Energy & Habitat for Future
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EVENT SCHEDULE

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ADVISORY BOARD

DR. RAJKUMAR RANJAN SINGH
UNION MINISTER OF STATE, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, GOVT OF INDIA
SHRI JISHNU DEB BURMAN
DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER, TRIPURA
DR. RAJDEEP ROY
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, SILCHAR
SHRI CP MARAK, IFS (RETD)
FORMER CHAIRMAN, MEGHALAYA POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
SHRI RANJAN CHATTERJEE, IAS (RETD)
FORMER CHIEF SECRETARY, MEGHALAYA &
FORMER MEMBER, NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL
PROF. T. G. SITHARAM
DIRECTOR, IIT GUWAHATI, ASSAM
PROF. SIVAJI BANDYOPADHYAY
DIRECTOR, NIT SILCHAR, ASSAM
DR. K.K. DWIVEDI, IAS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM
(INDUSTRIES & COMMERCE DEPARTMENT)
PROF. RAJAT GUPTA
PROFESSOR, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SILCHAR
SHRI NILANJAN ROY
FORMER CEO, THE TIMES OF INDIA GROUP, BOARD MEMBER, FAIRCENT
SHRI SHANKHADEEP CHOUDHURY
FOUNDER, NORTHEAST GREEN SUMMIT PRESIDENT, VIBGYOR N.E.FOUNDATION

ACADEMIC ADVISORS

PROF. S.K. KAKOTY

DEPUTY DIRECTOR
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, GUWAHATI

DR. SUDIP MITRA

CENTRE FOR RURAL TECHNOLOGY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, GUWAHATI

DR. SIDDHARTHA SINGHA

CENTRE FOR RURAL TECHNOLOGY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, GUWAHATI

HOW YOU CAN HELP?

There are many ways to contribute to Northeast Green Summit. We invite you to become a force for nature today and help leave a natural legacy for tomorrow

    •  Host a technical session/Green Art Walk/Rhythm of the Hills
    •  Speak & share your green lessons at a  technical session
    •  Be an academic partner & help create a green agenda for GenNext
    •  Host a green B2B meet
    •  Host Power Breakfast Session for green policymakers
    •  Submit a paper on green issues, empower others
    • Attend & empower yourself to prepare for a greener tomorrow
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

Global Audience

Green Leaders

Policy Making Sessions

B2B Meetings

Promoting indigenous innovations

Green Expo

Green Music

Sustainable art & craft shows

Honouring eco warriors

Power breakfast with policymakers

Academic paper presentations 

A BIG THANKS to our associates

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VENUE

National Institute of Technology Silchar (NITS) is one of the premier technological institutes of not just the Northeast but also of the entire nation. With a high rate of forest cover and biodiversity, NIT Silchar is spread across 540 acres and is a naturally blessed greenspiring campus. It presents a spectacle of harmony in modern architecture, natural beauty, and picturesque surroundings.

NIT Silchar is ranked 6th in India and 275th in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2020, out of 922 Universities from 84 Countries. NIT Silchar has achieved 46th rank among all engineering institutes and 9th among all the NITs in NIRF 2020. 84 Countries.

CONTACT

SECRETARIAT INFO

Ms. Bitapi Basumatari

Coordinator, Northeast Green Summit

Secretary, Vibgyor N.E Foundation Vibgyor N.E Foundation,
1/B Adarshapur Path, Near SAI RNS Academy, Kahilipara, Guwahati 781019

Ph: 8133874311 | 8638734442
Mail: negreensummit@gmail.com

TEAM VIBGYOR

ORGANISING TEAM

PATRON: PROF. SIVAJI BANDYOPADHYAY, DIRECTOR, NIT SILCHAR
COORDINATOR: DR. PRANJIT BARMAN
CONVENOR: DR. BIPUL DAS
CO-CONVENOR: DR. ASHA RANI M A

LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

PROF. N.B.D. CHOUDHURY, REGISTRAR
PROF. S. BAISHYA, DEAN (RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY)
PROF. A.K. BARBHUIYA, DEAN (ACADEMIC)
PROF. M.A. AHMED, DEAN (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
PROF. P.K. PATOWARI, DEAN (FACULTY WELFARE)
DR. K.L. BAISHNAB, DEAN (ALUMNI RELATIONS)