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NDTV-Philips: Breathe Clean Conclave

The Breathe Clean conclave, attended by leading government voices, medical practitioners, environmentalists, educators, NGOs and concerned citizen and parent groups, began with an opening keynote address by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Environment. Moderated by Vikram Chandra, the first session "Breathe Clean: Act For Better Air" had an eminent list of panelists including actor Soha Ali Khan, Prof Sanjay Zodpey, Vice President, Academics, Public Health foundation of India; A Krishna Kumar, MD and CEO, Philips India; Dr Gary Stutte, Senior Scientist, NASA; Sir Robert Swan, Environmentalist; Parthaa Bosu, India Director and South Asia Liaison, Clean Air Asia; Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director - Research and Advocacy , Centre for Science and Environment; Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo, MP, Odisha and Dr Randeep Guleria, Head of the Department of Pulmonology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, who shared their insights on how we can contribute for better clean air.