World Environment Day 2023

We are pleased to inform you that the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, and the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University, are jointly celebrating “World Environment Day” on 05th June 2023. 5th June (World Environment Day) is when people worldwide come together to take action for the betterment of the environment. In the current scenario, we need to look deeper into the environmental problem all around us and the world and discover the most exclusive ways we can think, plan or propose strategic approaches or ideas that are eye-catching and feasible yet impactful.

We are organizing a workshop titled “Combating pollution for a sustainable healthy environment and green energy” and a panel discussion on”Lifestyle adaptation for clean energy and sustainable environment” on Monday, 5th June 2023, between 09:30-17:00 hrs IST, at TTJ Auditorium, IICR, IIT Madras. This World Environment Day, we would like to invite and ​instill the minds of future generations with the power to bring a change in the world, an initiative, and help to design, build and implement innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

Kindly register with the following link:


Please use the following Webex link to join us online if you are unable to make it in person:

Webex link:
Meeting number (access code): 2643 031 3797 
Meeting password: NmW3Mk7M3pe 
Winners for the Events:
  • Creative Drawing  (Renewable energy & climate change)

First Position: Sajal Jain, Agra Public School, Uttar Pradesh


Second Position: Saanvi Gupta, Birla Vidya Niketan, New Delhi


Third Position: B. Divyadharshini, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Tamil Nadu


  • One minute video (Role of community in enhancing renewable energy usage)


First Position: Masoomi Santhosh Nevgi, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kerala

Second Position: Kavyashree K, SBOA School & Junior College, Tamil Nadu


Third Position: Radha Nilesh Paikane, St. Xavier’s High School, Maharashtra


  • Technical Poster (Scope of renewable energy & its adoption in rural areas)

First Position: S. Srinidhi, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Tamil Nadu


Second Position: Harish M., Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Tamil Nadu


Third Position: Muhammed Sabir, TKM College of Engineering, Kerala