July 18- 20, 2013, at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
The Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of Andhra Pradesh (ALEAP), in technical cooperation with GIZ and support from the Ministry of MSME/GoI, the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation ltd. (APIIC), the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Andhra Bank, the State Bank of Hyderabad and Margadarsi, organized the 3-day International Conference on “Green Enterprises and Green Industrial Parks” during July 18-20, 2013 in Hyderabad.
The 3-day International Conference brought together the industry, government, technology/service providers and think-tanks together for focused deliberations on the concepts and cases of green enterprises and green industrial parks. The conference had 300 participants from within India as well as outside.
The conference began with the Inaugural Session that had the presence of Mr. Bernd Dunnzlaff, Head of Economic Corporations and Development, Dr. Rajat KIumar Commissioner, Commissionerate of Industries of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Akadas, Director of MSME and Mrs. Ramadevi, President of ALEAP. The Technical Sessions of the Conference had 40 speakers from within India as well as abroad. The conference had focus on the following thematic areas:
- Green Entrepreneurships: Green Entrepreneurships – concepts & cases; Green Business Opportunities, Green Business - Perspectives of International Organizations; Schemes and Programmes of the Government etc.
- Green Technologies: Green Technologies – concepts & cases; Cleaner Production/Approaches; Green Rating Systems/Green Buildings; Renewable energy applications, environmental technologies etc.
- Green Industrial Parks: Green Industrial Parks – concepts & cases; Retrofitting of Existing Industrial Parks; Green Entrepreneurship Development, Financing etc.
The valedictory session was graced by Mr. Pradeep Chandra, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh; Sri. Jayesh Ranjan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Cooperation Ltd. (APIIC); Ms. Pramila Rijal, Chairperson, SCWEC, Nepal; Mr. Raghu Babu Nukala, Senior Technical Advisor and Programme Coordinator, GIZ; Ms. Zawadia Nanyaro, Director, Development and Planning, Export Processing Zone, Tanzania and Mrs. K. Rama Devi, President, ALEAP.
The conference received excellent feedback. 80% of the participants rated the conference as ”excellent”, 13% as “very good” and the remaining as “good”.