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, at 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, and 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, and 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 join 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 the 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 toward 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 society and add value to the knowledge and life of his students. From education to the environment, he has undertaken various initiatives in the last two decades to inspire and motivate people toward a more meaningful and sustainable life. His major contributions include 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 the 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 levels.