New Delhi: Dalmia Cement and the TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS) have launched ‘Climate Jamboree’, a unique mission to create a youth-driven movement for a sustainable future.
Climate Jamboree aims to help youth engaged in different streams of study, and aspiring for diverse careers, to recognize both the common as well as unique opportunities they have to influence more desirable outcomes, said a joint statement.
The programme aims to carry the voice of youth to decision makers and opinion leaders.
“Open to youth across the country and beyond, most of the lead-up events would be undertaken on an online mode but the Finale, scheduled between November 1 – 3, 2018 at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi, aims to engage well over 10,000 youth and other relevant stakeholders to ideate, learn, innovate and collaborate on sustainability solutions,” the release said.
During the finale at the Thyagaraj Stadium, youth will get oppourtunity to interact with national and global experts. There they can express their concerns/ideas via interactive workshops, performing arts, exhibitions, technical sessions, live demonstrations, competitions, exciting innovations and many more outlets.
The TERI School of Advanced Studies is a research university focused on sustainability studies.
Dalmia Cement, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, is a leading player in cement manufacturing since 1939.
Commenting on the initiative, Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI School of Advanced Studies said the Climate Jamboree also hopes to find reflection in the responses of society at large.
Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO, Dalmia Cement Bharat said: “We are proud to announce our partnership with the TERI School of Advanced Studies for creating the capacity amongst India’s youth to design a sustainable future, and to facilitate the creation of this transformative movement.”