Santhigiri Research Foundation, Delhi Division in association with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and American Centre, New Delhi, is organizing a two day National Workshop on “Sustainable Development: Building Alternatives”, on 21 & 22 April 2010 in Delhi. This is part of a series of seminars, workshops, awareness programs and camps that are being organized in different parts of India a prelude to the four days International Conference on Global Warming, Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Secular Spirituality which will be held in connection with the Parnasala dedication of the founder Guru of Santhigiri ashram, Navajyothisree Karunakara Guru on 12th September. “We have great pleasure to invite you to this gathering of academics, government institutions, NGO’s and social activists. You are requested to participate in this event and share your experiences and views on the subject” said Sandeep Marwah, the Dy General Convenor organising committee. “The prominient speakers for this seminar will be Prof. Abhijith Sen, Member, Planning Commission, Prof. K.V. Thomas, Hon’ble Minister of State for Agriculture, Shri Ashok Jaitly, IAS (Retd.), Director, Water Resources Division, Teri, Dr. V.N. Rajashekharan Pillai, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU, D.K. Manavalan, IAS (Retd.) Executive Director AFPRO, Dr. K.M. Kshettry, Environmentalist, Forum for Biotechnology and Safety, USA Dr. R.C.L. Gupta, Member Legislative Assembly, New Delhi, Shri Shashi Taroor, Former Minister of State for External Affairs” Marwah added.