Occucon 2017 Oration


Speakers of Occucon 2017

Topic for Scientific Session for Occucon 2017
  • Accident Prevention
  • Aging and Work
  • Allergy and Immunotoxicology
  • Cardiology in OH
  • Collaborations
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Developing linkages from research to practice
  • Disaster Management and Emergency preparedness
  • Education and Training in OH
  • Ergonomics
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response in Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology in OH
  • Health Services Research and Evaluation in OH
  • History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Disease
  • Integrated approach to Occupational Health
  • Hygiene
  • Safety and Environment
  • Integration of occupational health with primary health care
  • Integration of occupational health with workplace wellness programs
  • Quality of Life and life style issues
  • Integration of quality with OHSE: Integrated management systems
  • Indoor Air Quality and Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Legislative aspects of OHSE
  • Learning from Best Practices, etc.
  • Mind Fullness and Stress in Management in Workers
  • Mining Occupational Safety and Health
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nanomaterial Worker's Health
  • Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology
  • Occupational and Environmental Dermatoses
  • Occupational cancer, Occupational Health Nursing
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • OH and CSR
  • OH and Development
  • OH for Health Care Workers
  • OH in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  • OH in the Construction Industry
  • Promotion of mental health including work life balance
  • Radiation and Work, Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Rural Health: Agriculture
  • Pesticides and Organic Dusts
  • Safety Culture
  • Behaviour based safety and accident prevention
  • Shiftwork and Working Time
  • Small-Scale Enterprises and the Informal Sector
  • Thermal Factors
  • Toxicology of Metals
  • Unemployment
  • Job Insecurity and Health
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Women at work, Women Health and Work
  • Work and Vision
  • Work Disability Prevention and Integration
  • Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors

About Delhi


Delhi, the capital of India, is situated in northern India and stands on the west bank of Yamuna River bounded by Uttar Pardesh and on the north, west and south by Haryana. Delhi is spread over an area of 1483 sq. kilometers, 216 meters above sea level and has a population of around 14 million.




Delhi Metro has totally changed the face of transportation in the city and has become a lifeline of capital city. Due to its swift service, Delhi metro have been well-appreciated all over the world. It's extremely comfortable design which has been decided by keeping in mind the comfort of the passengers makes it the most amazing transportation. As expected the metro railway network has now almost covered the entire capital city and with continuous endeavors of high expansion most of the related neighboring areas and suburbs which will be further covered by the metro railway by the end of the year 2020.


The metro railway services in the city has come up as a boon or you can say a blessing for the people here as it is expanding in all over the leaps and bounds. The best thing that has ever happened since the introduction of the Delhi metro is the reduction in the city’s overall traffic and ofcourse in the pollution level as well. Over all expansion plans of the Delhi Metro has been started rapidly especially for the year biggest 2010 Commonwealth Games which were held in the capital city. After the Commonwealth Games were over, the construction work of other important lines are still underway and recently three new lines have been also added in the metro coverage area.


Although the Delhi Metro is not for the first time came into the coutry but it can be said to be the first and the unique of its kind in the country. Constructed with the prime architectural brilliance and well state of art facilities, the Delhi metro is extremly varied from the other metro rails in the whole world. Apart from being highly technologically sound, the one thing that has been given key importance within the Delhi metro is its high security.


The Delhi Metro railway is still being constructed in many Phases. Most of the metro routes has been constructed under Phase 1 and has been completed before the year 2010. The major second phase known as Phase II has wide coverage and it has covered almost 79 stations and was also successfully completed in the year 2010. The other major projects of Delhi Metro in the pipeline are Phase III and IV which have a wide network area spanning over 413 km and are also expected to be ready by the end of the year 2020.




Delhi is a capital city which is full of entertainment due to its amazing night life where people can enjoy night clubs, street food and even go to restaurants. People can explore Delhi city and enjoy their holidays and relax here. Now-a-days lifestyle of Delhi has changed as people of the city gets many option to enjoy which includes shopping, dinning, clubbing and many more. People can spend their leisure time with their friends, family and loved one at pubs, restaurants, bars and at malls.


Delhi is the place where one can witness multi cultural and multi ethnical system. People of all caste and creed share same platform in this city which makes the Delhi a cosmopolitan city. There are many entertainment options for the people if they want to spend a evening with their loved ones as they can go to watch movie in cinema halls or spend time at pubs, recreational centres, hotels. Delhi is a big city where one can get high quality cinema halls at almost every location which includes PVR in CP, PVR Saket, Satyam, Odeon and much more. Nightlife of the Delhi is also full of fun where one can get high class places with world class services.


Apart of these Delhi also has auditoriums which hosts many recreational and cultural concerts and events all over the year. People of the city enthusiastically participated in these events and concerts with full interest. Live concerts and drama are also very popular in the city which is also considered as one of the best recreational activity. With the advent of malls and shopping complex people can dine and shop at one place as malls are consisted of various restaurants, shops, play stations and even grocery stores. Other than malls people can also roam around local markets of the Delhi where people can shop and eat their food. Old markets in Sarojni Nagar, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh are also good for shopping where one can shop their latest lifestyle dresses. After the invention of several shopping malls, shopping complex, multiplexes Delhi has become one of the world class city where people love to enjoy.




Delhi or Dilli is a lively city reflecting a perfect blend of modernization and traditional architectures. Being a capital city of the Republic India, Delhi is the center of Government's legislature and judiciary systems. It was 1992 when Delhi has been declared as a state under the national capital territory Act. However, the city has become the capital of Independent India in 1950. Set on the both sides of River Yamuna, Delhi is seen as one of the fastest growing cities in India. The city reflects two sides of a same coin i.e. Old Delhi and New Delhi. Being a Union Territory, Delhi has 11 districts, on which New Delhi is one of them. New Delhi is a reflection of modern India with having VVIPs buildings, legislative homes and diplomat zones whereas Old Delhi gives an incredible picture of traditional and historical values of India. Spread over an area of 1483 sq. kilometers, 216 meters above sea level, the city shares its boundary with two states – Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.    


The city that has existence of Victorian architecture was mainly found by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. However, it was built by Edward Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker, British architects, in 1912. Delhi had been the seat of power for many rules, mainly in between 13th and 17th Centuries. During the time of Mahabharata, it was the capital of Pandavas called as 'Indraprastha', but during the regime of Shah Jahan, the city was known as Shahjahanabad (present known as 'Old Delhi'). It is said that Delhi was destroyed and rebuilt seven times. During 1903, the tram service had been introduced in the city. Delhi has many historical monuments like – Qutab Minar (the world's tallest brick minaret), Humayun Tomb, Old Fort (Purana Qila), Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Red Fort, Tuglaqabad Fort, Lotus Temple (also known as Bahai Temple) and Rashtrapati Bhavan. Once Delhi has 14 gates but now only five are exiting – Ajmeri Gate (facing Ajmer in Rajasthan), Lahori Gate (facing Lahore in Pakistan, Kashmiri Gate (Pointing North to Kashmir), Delhi Gate (Road to earlier cities of Delhi) and Turkman Gate (Named after pious saint Hazrat Shah Turkam).


People lived in Delhi are generally known as 'Delhi-ites'. Being surrounded with major IT and cyber hub cities like Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida, Delhi is counted as the fifth most populated urban area in the world. Delhi has also seen a lot of changes in past few years with having better roads, flyovers and excellent metro lines making life easier for people to ride smoothly in and around the city. For the shopping and movie freaks, the city has a number of markets, malls and entertainment complexes. Connaught Place, Lajpat Nagar, South Extension, Sarojani Nagar, Hauz Khas, GK-II and Chandni Chowke are some of the best places for shopping, especially for women. Khari Baoli Market near Chandni Chowke is seen as Asia's largest wholesale spice market.


Delhi has a mixed culture as people of all communities and religions live here. However, English, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi are the key languages spoken in the city. Looking at the vast culture, tradition and modern lifestyle, it is rightly said that Delhi is city of 'Dil Walo Ki'



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