- NL Sena
The race for development is on, but does the environment have to be a casualty? Experts at National Institute of Technology, Trichy, at the annual Crossfire.
The forests are disappearing, the smog gets worse every year and the rivers are drying up — is this the price of development? The theme for Pragyan Crossfire 2016, organised by National Institute of Technology (Trichy) was, “Development sustains pollution: Must we defile to go the extra mile?” Listen to Nawshir Mirza of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, environmental journalist Bahar Dutt, Climate Action Network’s Anoop Poonia, Dr A. Ravindra of Smart Cities India Foundation and Dr. P Chellapandi from BHAVINI (a Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India enterprise) figure out if the environment is doomed.