EDIFY Project is funded by the Research Council of Norway and is anchored with the objectives of the NORGLOBAL-2 call by co-generating in cooperation with a suite of excellent Indian academic, governmental, non-governmental and private institutes. This is a high quality research and knowledge oriented to develop actions and policies to reduce human exposure to hazardous chemicals. A special focus is addressed to vulnerable and poverty-stricken parts of the population. EDIFY directly and indirectly addresses several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The EDIFY project will be carried out in cooperation with a suite of excellent academic, governmental, non-governmental and private institutes from India and Norway.
The EDIFY Project kicked-off with a meeting which was Chaired by Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Sr Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The Chief Guest of the event was Dr Ashok Ghosh, Chairman, Bihar State Pollution Control Board and the Guest of Honor was Ms Inger Midtkandal, Science and Technology Counsellor, Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi, India