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Dr. Sachchida Nand Tripathi
“Advanced monitoring technologies and Capacity Building to Support India's Clean Air Program”


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Abstract
India launched National Clean Air Program, NCAP in 2019 with an aim to reduce PM2.5 by 30% by the end of 2024. NCAP rests on three pillars: data & science, capacity and institution building and mitigation of sources across economic sectors. In this talk Sachchida Nand Tripathi will show progresses made till date under NCAP related to capacity building, source attributions and alternative way of air quality monitoring. The future activities envisioned under NCAP will also be discussed.

Biosketch
Dr. Sachchida Nand Tripathi is a Higher Administrative Grade (Senior) Professor and Head of Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Kanpur. He also holds Arjun Dev Joneja Chair in Civil Engineering. He is the recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (highest in science and technology given by Government of India) and the J C Bose National Fellowship. He is an elected fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, Indian National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Sciences of India and recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus award of Banaras Hindu University. He was a Senior Fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre. Professor Tripathi is also on the editorial board of Environmental Science and Technology Letters, Journal of Aerosol Science and Environmental Science: Atmospheres.

 

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