TIPS ORGANIZES 8TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE: TIPSCON 2018


DISCUSSION ON PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROFIT (TRIPLE P) IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 

 New Delhi: Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, (TIPS), Dlhi  organized Eighth National Conference on People, Planet and Profit in Sustainable Development- the triple bottom line for Sustainable Development, supported by ICSSR, Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India at Daisy Dales International School, Vikaspuri.  
     The Chief  Guest for the occasion was Prof. M.P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, (AICTE). The Guest of Honour for the event included Ms. Simi Anderson, MD & CEO, Anderson Group and Future International Training Alliance.  Prof. I.M Kapahy, Member, University Grants Commission (UGC).  The Chairperson of the technical session-1 was Dr. Subodh Kesarwani, Associate Professor, School of Management Studies, IGNOU and Prof.  (Dr.) Amit Prakash, Associate Professor, University School of Information and Communication Technology (USICT), GGSIPU presided Technical session-2. 
 The event was inaugurated with the ‘Lighting of the Lamp’ ceremony and ‘Welcome Address’ given by Dr. R. K. Tandon, Chairman, TIPS, Dwarka in the graceful presence of Mrs. Reema Tandon, Vice Chairperson, TIPS, Prof. H.P Garg, Director General, TIPS,  Dr. Vikas Rao Vadi, Director, TIPS and other eminent dignitaries. The objective of the conference was to provide a common platform for exchanging knowledge amongst an array of renowned academicians, professionals, industry experts and other practitioners on Triple P (People, Planet and Profit) in Sustainable Development. 
The conference was divided into three sessions: Inaugural Session, Technical Session I and Technical Session II.  During the inaugural session, Dr. R. K. Tandon, Chairman, TIPS shared his insights on using limited resources responsibly and the need to adopt modus operandi that support the existence of scarce resources for future generations. Valuable remarks were offered by Guest of Honour, Ms. Simi Anderson, MD & CEO, Anderson Group who said that sustainability can offer innovative solutions. This was followed by the remarks from Prof IM Kapahy who emphasized on the need to introduce a subject on sustainable development in primary school so that it is inculcated in their value system at a young age. Chief Guest, Prof. M.P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE, highlighted that change begins with oneself and motivated the audience to contribute for sustainable development. The esteemed Trinity Times Award which is constituted in the year 2018 to acknowledge and reward exceptional work conducted in the academic field was awarded to Prof. M.P Poonia by Prof HP Garg, TIPS, Director General for his contribution in Technical education. Prof H.P Garg concluded the inaugural ceremony with Vote of Thanks. Dr. Vikas Rao Vadi, Director  read the message of Prof. Anil Kumar Tyagi, Vice Chancellor, GGSIPU who conveyed best wishes for the 2018 National Conference. 
This was followed by Technical Session – I which had 10 paper presentations. The Paper presentations were followed by discussions and feedback given by the esteemed Chairpersons of the session. Technical session 1 was followed by Technical session 2, which had 9 paper presentations. Dr. Subodh Kesarwani, Associate Professor, School of Management Studies, IGNOU concluded the Technical Session – 1 with his valuable suggestions to the researchers. Concluding remarks were offered by & valedictory session was conducted by Dr. Amit Prakash, University School of Information and Communication Technology, GGSIPU. The session was concluded by the “Vote of Thanks” by Dr. Vikas Rao Vadi, Director, TIPS, Dwarka.  
The Eight National Conference was convened by Dr. Shaily Saxena and Dr. P. K. Nayak. It got a remarkable response as it received 66 research papers. The conference witnessed participation of academic fraternity from the capital and NCR region
The national conference provided platform to share scholarly research papers to be presented across various disciplines. All the possible domains of the subject were explored in order to render workable solutions for an effectual management of the green cover and the ecosystem.