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Workshop on Noyyal river pollution

Workshop on Noyyal river pollution

A two-day Indo-UK international workshop on ‘Socio-Economic Analysis of Textile Effluent Pollution Impacts in The Noyyal River and Exploration of Radiation through Algae and Grapheme Membrane’ began at the Kongunadu Arts and Science College here on Wednesday. 

Dr. C. A. Vasukui, Secretary and Director, in her presidential address, recalled the long and ancient history of the Noyyal and how the institution had taken up a project to study the impact of pollution on the river as a project with concern for the well-being of the society. Prof.Senthil Arasu Sundaram of Teesside University, UK, in his keynote address, explained how the river was badly polluted and this workshop would be an eye-opener. He also spoke on the history of the Noyyal and the making of the project. Prof. David Ian Benson, University of Exeter, UK, highlighted the importance of the workshop and enumerated how river issues could be resolved by using advanced technologies. He elaborated on ecological crisis, pollution issues and environmental threats Dr. S. Paulsamy, Dean (R&D), KASC, in his address, recalled how Indians were skilled in storing rainwater and he spotlighted the water management system set up at the Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai. 

The workshop commenced with the invocation by Dr. R.Manimegalai, Assistant Professor. Dr. K. Muthukumar, Principal Investigator, SPARC Project, welcomed the gathering.