Twelfth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture
TERI organized the Twelfth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture on 22 August 2013. Dr M M Pallam Raju, Hon'ble Minister of Human Resources Development presided over the event. The Twelfth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture was delivered by Shri S Ramadorai, Advisor to the Prime Minister, National Council on Skill Development.
The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by felicitating 18 employees who had completed 20 years of service at TERI. The event also marked the announcement of the 'Roll of Honour' for 14 research professionals for exemplary contribution in their respective fields.
Presiding over the event, Dr M M Pallam Raju, the Hon'ble Minister of Human Resources Development said “The state of environment is a reminder of what we as humans are actually inflicting on nature."
Delivering the twelfth Darbari Seth Memorial lecture entitled, "India on a Mission", Shri S Ramadorai, Advisor to the Prime Minister, National Council on Skill Development, Government of India said, "One of Mr Seth's finest legacies is the setting up of TERI in 1974 which remains one of India's proudest contributions to the world of energy and the environment."
Concluding the ceremony by highlighting the endeavors of Mr Seth and his compassionate vision, TERI's Director General, Dr Pachauri said, "Mr Darbari Seth was a legendary leader of business and industry, but more importantly a social entrepreneur whose vision always focused on doing things of value for humanity and society at large.
The audience at the ceremony comprised of dignitaries, Senior Bureaucrats, Embassy, High Commission Officials, Entrepreneurs, NGO's, Academicians, Scientists and Researchers.