Panel Discussions

Wednesday, November 19, 2003
9.30 a.m. - 5.30 a.m. at Gulmohar
India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

9.30 a.m.
12.30 p.m.
The Issue of Water Management: Thinking Beyond
- A Panel Discussion

Chairperson: Shri Suresh P. Prabhu, M.P.
Chairman, Taskforce on Interlinking of Rivers.

Panelist - Mr. Rajender Singh, Magsaysay Award Recipient, Tarun Bharat Sangh; Ms. Medha Patkar, Social Activist;
Dr. B. Sengupta, Member Secretary, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

3.00 p.m.
5.00 p.m.

Promoting Green Programmes on Indian Television: Planning the Route Ahead - A Panel Discussion

Chairperson: Shri. Rajiv Mehrotra, Managing Trustee, Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT)

Panelist - Shri Desh Deepak Verma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests; Mr. Mike H. Pandey, Eminent Wildlife Filmmaker; Pankaj Saxena, Programme Department Director, Discovery Channel; Apurva Purohit*, President ZEE Television; Puneet Johar*, Vice President, National Geographic Channel

* Subject to Change

Thursday, November 20, 2003
10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. at The Basement Theatre
India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
10.00 a.m.
12.0 p.m.
Wildlife Film Making in India: Issues and Challenges
- A Panel Discussion

Chairperson: Shri Vinod Rishi, Additional Director General (Wildlife)

Panelist - Mr. Naresh Bedi, Renowned Wildlife Filmmaker;
Bittu Sahgal, Editor, Sanctuary Asia;
Mr. Himanshu Malhotra, Eminent Filmmaker