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In collaboration with International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT)


About the conference

Air quality and climate are complexly connected. Due to expansion of industrial and urban community, numerous natural and anthropogenic sources emit carbon dioxide, other greenhouse gases and particulate matters. These air pollutants interact with radiation and lead to change the climate by agitating the ecosystem energy balance. Climate change may cause to degrade air quality by altering air pollution, meteorology, precipitation and other removal processes and vice-versa.

Various interactions including radiative and microphysical can change the meteorology leading to altered precipitation and regional circulation patterns. IPCC (2014) reported that the world has warmed by approximately 0.85oC in the last 130 years. Extreme high air temperatures also raise the levels of ozone and other air pollutants that contribute directly to deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory disease.

According to an assessment of World Health Organization in 2014, climate change is expected to cause extensive deaths per year due to heat exposure, diarrhea and vector-borne diseases. Changes in climate are likely to prolong the transmission seasons of important vector-borne diseases like Malaria and Dengue transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes and Aedes mosquito respectively may alter their geographic range also.

COP 21: UN climate change conference was held in Paris (30 November to 11 December 2015) aimed at reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and thus avoiding the threat of dangerous climate change. However, a lot of research has been done on air pollution issues but it is still a serious concern world-wide. To understand more about air quality- climate change complexity and explore the mitigation of impacts at the regional and global scale, Amity Institute of Biotechnology (AUR, Jaipur) is organizing a national conference at Amity University Rajasthan . The event will include three days of invited lectures and presentations of some key scientists and stakeholders from India. Selected early career scientists may present their research in the form of posters on the following themes.

  • Climate Change and Air Quality
  • Role of Climate Extremes in Changing the Climate
  • Air Quality, Climate Change, and Human Health
  • Air Quality System and Model Application
  • Impact of changing air quality on Biodiversity
  • Climate Change and Community Ecology
  • Air Quality and Agriculture

Motivation for Participants

This conference will assemble the national experts with a common vision for understanding more about air quality- climate change complexity and explore the mitigation of impacts at the regional and global scale. Consequently, the conference will be able to generate knowledge and promote awareness about current air quality state in India. It will aim to identify gaps in several aspects in this field like suitable resources, data requirements and measurement techniques and try to find out solutions through potential collaborations between different institutions belonging to the academia, government agencies and industries.

Dissemination of Conference materials

The proceedings of the conference will be brought out in a special issue of International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT).


Call for Papers

Research papers are invited for poster presentations from researchers on mentioned themes. The best poster presentation, as adjudged by the jury, will be given an appropriate award.


Venue and How to reach

Amity Institute of Biotechnology,
Amity University Rajasthan,
NH 11 C Delhi - Jaipur Highway, Kant Kalwar,
Near Achrol Village, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India


Local Orgnizing Commitiee

  • Chief Patron
    Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan
    Founder President, Amity Group

  • Patrons
    Dr. Aseem Chauhan
    Chancellor, Amity University Jaipur

    Prof. S. K. Dube
    Vice-Chancellor, Amity University Jaipur

  • Chairperson
    Prof. S. L. Kothari
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Director-AIB,
    Amity University Jaipur

  • Coordinator
    Dr. Shruti Mathur
    Associate Professor- AIB,
    Amity University Jaipur

  • Organizing Secretary
    Dr. Era Upadhyay
    Assistant Professor- AIB,
    Amity University Jaipur

  • Prof. (Dr.) A. N. Pathak, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Bharat Singh, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Neelam Jain, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Vinod Singh Gour, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Vikram Kumar, AIB, AUR
  • Mr. Shailesh Kumar, AIB, AUR
  • Mrs. Vigi Chaudhary, AIB, AUR
  • Dr.Manali Datta, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Shweta Kulsherstha, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Manishita Das, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Anupam Jyoti, AIB, AUR
  • Mrs. Ravneet Chug, AIB, AUR
  • Mrs. Nidhi Mathur, AIB, AUR
  • Mr.S.S. lakhawat, AIB, AUR
  • Mr. Himanshu Gupta, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Sanket Kaushik, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Paras Sharma, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Kumar Sambhav, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Hemant Kumar Daima, AIB, AUR
  • Dr. Amit Khandelwal, AIB, AUR


Important Dates
  • September 30th Last date for receipt of extended abstract
  • September 25th Last date for registration
  • October 05th Last date for submission of full manuscript


Submit Manuscript to:

Dr. Era Upadhyay,
Organizing Secretary
Amity Institute of Biotechnology,
Amity University Rajasthan



Outcome Committee

Dr. Shruti Mathur
Associate Professor
AIB, Amity University Jaipur

Dr. Vinod Singh Gour
Assistant Professor
AIB, Amity University Jaipur

Dr. Era Upadhyay
Assistant Professor
AIB, Amity University Jaipur


Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Swati Basu, Scientific Secretary, Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to Govt. of India
  • Prof. S. C. Bhatla, Professor, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • Prof. P. Bhatnagar, Dean of Sciences, The IIS University, Jaipur
  • Dr. Virgil Fievet, Professor, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Prof. R. K. Gupta, Dean (Academics), Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • Prof. A. K. Jain, Professor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • Prof. T. I. Khan, Indira Gandhi centre for Environment, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • Prof. R. K. Kohli, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab
  • Dr. Valli Manickam, Chairperson, Environment Area, ASCI, Hyderabad
  • Prof. Manju Mohan, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Prof. A. K. Pandey, Professor, University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Dr. T. S. Panwar, Director, Climate change and energy programme, World Wide Fund for Nature, India, Delhi
  • Prof P.V. S. Raju, Professor, Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • Prof. S. T. Rao, Adjunct Professor & Former Director (Atmospheric Modeling and Analysis Division, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
  • Prof. K. C. Sharma, Head, Department of Environmental Science and Dean, School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Prof. P. D. Sharma, Rtd. Professor, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi

List of Speakers

S.No. Name of Delegate Affiliation
1 Dr. Swati Basu Scientific Secretary, Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India
2 Dr. G. Beig Scientist-G, Project Director, SAFAR Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
3 Prof. S. C. Bhatla Professor, University of Delhi, Delhi
4 Dr. Urvashi Chandra Office of UNICEF (United Nations), Jaipur
5 Dr. Sagnik Dey Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
6 Dr. Sachin Gunthe Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
7 Prof. A. K. Jain Professor, Jiwaji. University Gwalior
8 Prof. T. I. Khan Indira Gandhi centre for Environment, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
9 Prof. G. C. Khilnani Director, Department of Pulmonary Medicine & Sleep Disorders, AIIMS, New Delhi
10 Dr. Valli Manickam Chairperson, Environment Area, Administrative Staff College of India , Hyderabad
11 Dr. Ritu Mawar Senior Scientist (PP), Plant Pathology Section Division of Crop Improvement, propagation and Pest Management ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur
12 Dr. S. K. Mishra Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
13 Prof. Manju Mohan Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
14 Dr. B. Anjan Kumar Prusty Senior Scientist Environmental Impact Assessment Division Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE) Bhuj – 370001 (Kachchh), Gujarat (India)
15 Dr. N. S. Rathore Deputy Director General (Education), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan - II, New Delhi - 110 012 INDIA.
16 Dr. D. Saha Scientist 'E' & Incharge, Air Lab, Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi
17 Dr. Virendra Singh Director, Asthma Bhawan, Jaipur
18 Dr. Vijai Singhal Chief Environmental Engineer, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board, Jaipur
19 Prof. Panuganti CS Devara Head, Amity Centre for Ocean-Atmospheric Science and Technology (ACOAST) & Amity Centre for Environmental Science and Health (ACESH), Amity University Haryana


Last date for registration: September 25, 2016

Registration Fees Detail: The registration fees will include the conference kit along with lunch and tea served during the conference.

Delegates (Academia /Industry/NGO/ Others)


Students / Research Scholars


On spot Registration for Delegates(Academia/Industry/NGO/others)


On spot Registration for Students / Research Scholars


Accommodation Fee (per day)

300/- (Hostel) and Rs. 500/- (Guest House)


The fee including registration and accommodation if required, will be payable by Electronic transfer/ Cash/ crossed Demand Draft/ Cheque in favor of Amity University Rajasthan payable at Jaipur. Duly filled registration form along with the fee receipt is required to submit to-

Dr. Era Upadhyay
Organizing Secretary
Amity Institute of Biotechnology
Amity University Rajasthan


Abstract Guidelines

  • Brief intentions of the study
  • The conclusion with an inference on the outcome of the study
  • Contact details of all authors should be provided.
  • The results along with the required interpretation.
  • Not more than 250 words

Scientific Program Committee will review and select the abstracts on the basis of their scientific significance, timeliness, quality of data and methodology, adherence to specific format requirements etc. Selected abstract will be sent via e-mail to the presenter and co-authors.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

Poster exhibition will be on display right from the start of the conference (i.e. 13th October 2016). Please take careful note of the Poster Presentation Guidelines given below:

Format and Required Information

  • The poster size should be 3'x4' longitudinal in orientation so attendees can see the poster at a minimum of 10' away. The posters will be mounted on strings for that push pins will be provided.
  • The font of Arial / Times New Roman should be used.
  • The Title should be 16 pt (bold) font. Rest of the matter should be 14pt font.
  • The name of the author presenting the paper should be underlined.
  • The affiliation of the authors should be given in a normal font just below the names of the authors.
  • Poster presenters must supply an electronic version as a smallest size PDF or PowerPoint file of their posters. The electronic version will be posted on the Amity University website.

Poster Presenters

On your designated place you will find all the materials needed for mounting your poster.

Please make sure that you are standing in front of your poster at Scheduled Poster viewing sessions on the designated day. Coauthors are welcome to join you. All posters will be displayed through the close of the final poster session.

About Jaipur

Jaipur, is also known as the Pink City, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 3.9 million.

Jaipur is one of the finest planned cities of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. The Palace quarter encloses a sprawling palace complex, (Hawa Mahal), formal gardens, and a small lake. Nahargarh Fort, which was the residence of the King Sawai Jai Singh II, crowns the hill in the northwest corner of the old city. The observatory, Jantar Mantar, is one of the World Heritage Sites Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan and India.

At present, Jaipur is a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.

About Amity University

Amity University is the leading education group of India with over 50000 students studying across 700 acres of hi-tech campus. Amity has over 50,000 students across 130 programs like Law, Journalism, Telecom, Biotechnology, etc. giving you a chance to forge lifelong friendships across virtually all professions. Amity University also offers free online courses and also the online distance education program.

Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur is spread over a 152 acre hi-tech residential campus located on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway. AUR aims to provide integrated education and thus focuses on the all-round development of students, offering numerous sports facilities including golf and riding. It also offers value-addition courses, together with foreign language requirements. Their teaching methods are modeled on Ivy League Universities of the US.

About Amity Institute of Biotechnology

Amity Institute of Biotechnology (AIB) was established with a focus to nurture talent and be a leading center for research in cutting-edge areas of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. To further this objective, AIB has state of the art labs in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Tissue Culture, Molecular Biology, Recombinant DNA Technology & Bioinformatics and also has facility of Green House (1500 sq.ft.), Micro Irrigation Facility and 2 hec. Research Farm for field based research work.

Programmes offered by Amity Institute of Biotechnology
B.Tech. (Biotech, Bioinformatics) and Dual degree in Biotech, M.Tech. (Biotech.), B.Sc.(Hons.) Biotechnology, M.Sc. (Biotech. Industrial) and Doctoral Programme in all biotech branches