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Minister Ashok Chandra Panda attends Conclave on ‘Circular Economy’

Bhubaneswar: 9/2/20:Odisha Science & Technology Minister Ashok Chandra Panda is on tour to Adelaide, Australia during this week to attend a conclave on ‘Circular Economy’.

The conclave aims at eliminating waste by reuse, sharing, repair and recycling. As part of the training programme he has visited ‘Peats-soil and garden supplies’ which has pioneered improved value and quality of agricultural produce by applying soil improvement products. He has also visited RPA-Recycling Plastic Australia-which recycles plastic in a sustainable, ethical and verifiable manner.

Minister Panda has also visited APR-Advanced Plastic Recycling-which makes heavy and hard timber alternatives by mixing waste plastic and waste wood byproducts. These timber alternatives can even be used to lay railway trades.

Panda has also met Hon’ble Minister for environment and water in South Australia Mr. David Speirs and apprised him on the requirement and scope of circular economy in the field of renewable energy in Odisha, particularly, Rooftop Solar in the aftermath of the devastating cyclone ‘FANI’ which struck Odisha last year.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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