January 28,2013 : Day One

Technical Session One: Sociology of Sanitation (2:00 p.m. to 03:30 p.m.)

Chairperson

Prof. Hetukar Jha,
Department of Sociology (Retd.),
Patna (Bihar)

Co-Chairperson

Prof. A. Karuppiah,
Department of Sociology,
University of Madras, Tamil Nadu

Speakers

  1. Sociology of Sanitation: Issues and Concerns – Manish Thakur
  2. Issues Related to Sanitation from the Perspective of Development – Dr. S K Mishra/Ms. Prabhleen Kaur
  3. Sanitation, Health and Development Defecit in India – Dr. Mohammad Akram
  4. Right to Sanitation and Dignity of Women – Dr. Anil K.S. Jha
  5. Aspirational Sphere of Sanitized Social: Knowledge and Experiences in the Discourses on Sanitation – Dr. Sadan Jha
  6. Sociology of Sanitation: Incorporating Gender Issues in Sanitation – Prof. Shakuntala C Shettar

Technical Session Two: Environmental Sanitation (03:30 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.)

Chairperson

Hon’ble Shri Pankaj Jain, IAS,
Secretary,
Ministry of Drinking and Water Sanitation

Co-Chairperson

Hon’ble Dr. R. Shankar,
Prof. & Head,
Department of Sociology,
Tiruchirappalli

Speakers

  1. Environment, Sanitation and Health – Prof. A Karuppiah and Dr. V Chandrasekaar
  2. Displacement and Environment – Dr. Hema Gandotra
  3. Situation of Sanitation with Reference to Odisha – Dr. Saroj Ranjan Mania
  4. Challenges for the Total Sanitation Campaign in North East India – Dr. Sharmila Chottray
  5. Sampoorna Swakshta Abhiyaan – Dr. Anil Vaghela
  6. Sanitation – Paras Nath Chaudhry
  7. Sociology of Sanitation – Ram Updesh Singh, IAS (Retd.)
  8. Sanitation and Sustainable Water Conservation in Ganga River Basin – Prof. V. P. Singh
  9. Movement Towards the Green Pilgrimage: Mapping Environmental Sanitation Issues in Kumbh Mela at Prayag – Dr. Ashish Saxena

January 29, 2013 : Day Two

Technical session Three: Public Health (11:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon)

Chairperson

Professor Ishwar Modi,
President, Indian Sociological Society,
Member Executive Committee,
President, Research Committee on Sociology of Leisure & Delegate to the Assembly of Councils, International Sociological Association.
Director, India International Institute of Social Sciences Jaipur ,Rajasthan

Co-Chairperson

Professor Rajesh Mishra,
Head, Dept. of Sociology,
Lucknow University
Secretary Indian Sociological Society
Lucknow (UP)

Speakers

  1. Public Health Services in Combatting Infant and Maternal Mortality in Rural India – Prof. Noor Mohammad
  2. Social Science and Public Health – Dr. Amrendra Mahapatra
  3. Sanitation and Public Health Sanitation – Prof. Pramod Kumar Sharma
  4. Vidayalaya Balmanch as a Mechanism to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools – Kamal Nath Jha
  5. Social Costruction of Hygiene Abstract – Prof. Madhu Nagla
  6. An Analysis of Sanitation Deprivation in Karnataka – Dr. Shaukath Azim
  7. Qualitative Research Methodology and It’s Application in Health Research – Dr. Shankar Pillai
  8. ‘Sanitation in Mangalore: A Case-study’- Richard Pais

Technical Session Four: Social Deprivation (12:30 noon to 02:00 p.m.)

Chairperson

Prof. M.N. Karna,
Emeritus Professor of Sociology,
North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong Camp – Patna

Co-Chairperson

Professor Jitendra Prasad,
Professor & Head Department of Sociology,
M. D. University Rohtak, Haryan

Speakers

  1. Sanitation and Social Status – Dr. Akhhilesh Ranjan
  2. Social Deprivation – Dr. Radhey Shyam Tripathi
  3. Scourge of Untouchability and Social Deprivation of Scavengers – Dr. Jitendra Prasad and Dr. Satish Kundu
  4. Social Deprivation and Scavengers – Dr. Vishav Raksha

Session Five: Way forward and Road map ahead (3:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.)

Chairperson

Professor K.L. Sharma,
Vice Chancellor,
Jaipur National University Jaipur, Rajasthan

Co-Chairperson

Professor Nil Ratan,
A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies Patna (Bihar)

Valedictory Session (4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.)

Chairperson

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

Co-Chairperson

Prof. Shyam Lal,
Ex-Vice Chancellor,
Patna, University

Hon’ble Shri Pankaj Jain, IAS,
Seceretary,
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation,
Govt. of India,
will deliver the Valedictory