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NIAS IPRI Workshop

Achieving the SDGs: Experiences from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

4 August 2023

By IPRI Scholars


0900-0930 hrs
Inaugural Session
Welcome and Introduction
D Anuradha
Head of the Department
Loyola College, Chennai
About the Workshop
D Suba Chandran
Professor and Dean
School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore

0930-1100 hrs
Session I: SDGs 1-4

1. Eliminate Poverty
2. Erase Hunger
3. Establish Good Health and Well-Being
4. Provide Quality Education

Hareesh LS & Monicka B
Assistant Professors, Department of History, Loyola College, Chennai

Vijay Daniel & Dr A Stanley Raj
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Loyola College, Chennai;
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Loyola College, Chennai
Abdul Khadar & Naresh B
Assistant Professors, Department of History, Loyola College, Chennai
Nivetha SR & Sakthi Devi S
Assistant Professors, Department of Social Work, Loyola College, Chennai

R Saritha, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Loyola College, Chennai
S Venkatraman, Senior Consultant, UNESCO, & International Consultant, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Chennai

1130-1300 hrs
Session II: SDGs 5-8
1. Enforce Gender Equality
2. Improve Clean Water and Sanitation
3. Grow Affordable and Clean Energy
4. Create Decent Work and Economic Growth  

Sivasubramanian K
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Nitya Ann Eapen & Meghana S
Project Associates, School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
O Nirmala
Assistant Professor, Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Guru Nanak College, Chennai

Mallika Joseph, Consultant, Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP), New Delhi
Mary Jessi Rani, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Social Work, Loyola College, Chennai


1400-1515 hrs
Session III: SDGs 9-12

1. Increase Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
2. Reduce Inequality
3. Mobilize Sustainable Cities and Communities
4. Influence Responsible Consumption and Production  

KB Sakithyan
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Languages, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Aby Augustine
Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Angelin Archana
Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, Stella Maris College, Chennai
M Gautaman, Assistant Professor and former Head, Department of Sociology, Loyola College, Bangalore
Peeyush Priya, Consultant, Climate Change, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai

1545-1700 hrs
Session IV: SDGs 13-16

13. Organize Climate Action
14. Develop Life below Water
15. Advance Life on Land
16. Guarantee Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Preethi SJG
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Sindhu Radhakrishna
Head, Animal Behaviour and Cognition Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
J Murali, M Pradheeps & K Elangovan
Director, Innovotek Private Limited, Chennai; Climate Resilience & Environment Specialist, Master Plan Unit, Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), Chennai; & Director, Innovotek Private Limited, Chennai
D Edward Sudhakar, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Loyola College, Chennai

1700-1730 hrs
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