iLEAD Host Book Launch of ‘Waste – A Great Untapped Business Opportunity’ by Pradip Chopra on World Environment Day
Kolkata, June 5th, 2023: Mr. Pradip Chopra, Chairman of PS Group and iLEAD, a first-generation entrepreneur, educationist, philanthropist and author, is set to release his book, ‘Waste – A Great Untapped Business Opportunity,’ on the occasion of World Environment Day. The highly anticipated launch took place at the iLEAD Campus on June 5th, 2023, 5 pm.
‘Waste – A Great Untapped Business Opportunity’ by Pradip Chopra explores a wide range of topics, delving into the potential of waste as a lucrative business opportunity. The book dives into critical subjects such as the green building movement, upcycling of various materials like tyres, glass waste, consumer durables, tin, textile waste, plastic, shipping containers, automobiles, and more. Furthermore, it highlights the restoration of old dilapidated heritage and non-heritage buildings, vintage items, as well as the recycling of military hardware and e-waste.
Mr. Pradip Chopra’s book serves as a comprehensive guide, offering valuable insights into reducing carbon emissions, combating global warming, and adopting a sustainable approach for a better future. With its thought-provoking content, the book marks a significant milestone in the journey towards a world with zero waste.
The book launch event witnesses the presence of esteemed guests including:
Mr. Debasish Kumar, Mayor-In-Council for Conservation of Parks, KMC
Dr. Saikat Maitra, Former Vice Chancellor, MAKAUT
Mr. Shahanshah Mirza, Executive Officer at Customs and Central Excise Department, Govt. of India
Dr. Deepali Singhee, Principal, JDBI and other dignitaries
The esteemed guests joins Mr. Pradip Chopra, in celebrating the book launch and sharing their insights on environmental sustainability, waste management, and the path to a greener future. Almost 30 junk and scrap dealers from Kolkata were recognized with the ‘Paryavaran Sainik Samman’ at the event for their exemplary contribution towards the preservation of environment and promotion of sustainability.
The event promises to be an engaging and enlightening experience for all attendees. It provides a platform for meaningful discussions, networking opportunities, and the exchange of ideas to inspire individuals, businesses, and communities to take action and embark on a journey towards a more sustainable and waste-free world.
About Pradip Chopra
Shri Pradip Chopra is a first-generation entrepreneur, an educationist, a philanthropist and a mentor. It has been his constant endeavour to contribute to the society and add value to the knowledge and life of his students. From education to environment, he has undertaken various initiatives in the last two decades to inspire and motivate people towards a more meaningful and sustainable life. His major contributions include in the sectors and segments of education, environment, skill development, heritage, real estate and more.
iLEAD – The Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development is a world-class premier institute based in Kolkata. Rated as the 4th Best Media School in the country by KPMG, recognized with the ASSOCHAM Education Excellence Awards 2014 for endeavor to become visible in certain SAARC countries, adjudged College of The Year in t2 Festopolis 2017, the Best Co-Curricular Activity College at Gurukul Awards 2017, Best Entrepreneurship Development Program Institute at the Sankalp Education Awards 2019, iLEAD, is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It also has collaborations with 16+ international universities. iLEAD offers degree courses in media, management, design, technology, allied health, tourism and other professional studies both at the undergraduate and postgraduate