Webinar on Resource Productivity and Circular Economy by NPC [Jul 24, 12 Noon]: Registrations Open

About the Webinar

The circular economy is a modal of production and consumption which involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products as long as possible. In this way, the life cycle of products is extended.

In practice, it implies reducing waste to a minimum. When a product reaches the end of its life, its materials are kept within the economy wherever possible. These can be productively used again and again, thereby creating further value. This is a departure from the traditional, linear economic model, which is based on a take-make-consume throwaway pattern. This model relies on large quantities of cheap, easily accessible materials and energy.


The webinar will cover a brief overview about the need to transition from linear to circular economic model in order to use finite resources more efficiently forever growing population. It will also cover global practices/ initiatives taken on circular economy so far and actions taken by Government of India to promote sustainable production and consumption by reuse, repair, refurbish and recycle.


Dr. Kawal Gill holds a Ph.D. degree in International Business from Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. At present, she is an Associate Professor, Department of Commerce at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi.

What to learn?
  • What is circular economy?
  • Why we need to switch from linear to circular economy?
  • How can we use our resources more productively?
  • What are the global initiatives on circular economy?
  • Learn about the business models of circular economy.
  • Learn about opportunities in Indian context
  • Interested candidates can register online via this page.
  • Registration fee: Rs. 200

Sh. N.K. Chanji, Dy. Director-General and GH (Agri-Business)
Email ID: nk.chanji[at]npcindia.gov.in
Mobile: 8586003244

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