Thursday, December 30, 2010

CfP:: National Seminar on "E-waste Management and Recycling in India: Issues and Challenges"

National Seminar on "E-waste Management and Recycling in India: Issues and Challenges"

17-18 March 2011

Organised by
Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
under UGC Special Assistance Programme (SAP)
The main objective of this seminar is to involve all the stakeholders in informed discussions on the various aspects of the e-waste management and recycling in India. Academicians, environmentalists, policy makers, non-governmental organizations, researchers, students and other stakeholders will be involved in these deliberations. The proceedings of the seminar will be published in the form of an edited book for wider dissemination.
Themes of the Seminar are as follows:
1. E-waste – Size and Composition
2. E-waste - Challenges, Prospects and Response
3. E-waste or E-Resources
4. Modified Draft on E-waste (management and handling) rules 2010 - An Assessment
5. E-waste and health and Environmental Hazards (impacts)
6. International Experience in E -waste Management and Recycling
7. Role of Unorganized sector in E-waste management and recycling
8. Role of awareness in E-waste management
9. Use of technology in E-waste management
10. E-waste and energy recovery
11. Population, migration and E-waste
12. Institutional mechanism in E-waste management and recycling
13. Climate change, environmental refuges and challenges to E-waste management
14. Urban vs. Rural aspects of E-waste management
15. People's participation in E-waste management
16. Capacity building for E-waste management
17. Legal and Policy aspects etc

Call for Papers
Research papers are invited from academicians, professionals, environmentalists, NGOs, policymakers, research scholars, students, other stakeholders and people engaged in various aspects of e-waste management on any of the topics / themes mentioned above or related topics. Only analytical papers should be submitted for consideration. An abstract at least one page (around 100-150 words) should reach the organizing committee not later than 21 February 2011. Abstract must contain full title of the paper, the names and affiliations of all authors, e-mail address and full mailing address of the principal author. The abstract must clearly describe the content of the presentation, broad aims, objectives, methodology preliminary findings and tentative conclusions Full paper (in duplicate) not more than 30 pages including tables, references and foot notes (Microsoft word, Times New Roman, font 12, 1.5 line spacing) must be send to organizing committee on or before 1st March, 2011, The papers received will be reviewed by a panel of experts and their decision to accept or reject the paper will be final. Both abstract and full paper must be send to ashrafjamia[at] and ab1sul2[at]

Important Dates
  • Last date for submission Abstract: 21 February 2011
  • Last date for submission Full paper: 01 March 2011
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: 05 March 2011

Further Details

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