Ar. Kulsum Fatima, Asst. Professor, Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics and Networking Coordinator, Global Jamia Alumni Network (GJAN) has been included as a member of the National Steering Committee (NSC) on Technology Need Assessment (TNA) for Habitat sector lead by Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC).
TIFAC is a technology think tank under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
The National Steering Committee aims to provide an update on the information related to technology gaps, constraints, financial & policy needs with regard to the fulfillment of India’s obligation to the United Nation Framework Conventions for Climate Change (UNFCC).
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) under Third National Communication (TNC) to UNFCCC has funded a project to TIFAC to prepare reports on Technology Need Assessment (TNA) in various sectors that are pertinent from mitigation and adaptation point of view for the fulfillment of the need for the preparation of Biennial Update Reports (BUR) II & III and TNC to United Nation Framework Conventions for Climate Change (UNFCC).
Ar. Kulsum Fatima is also the Co-coordinator, International workshop on Water quality Impact on Human Health & Settlements 2017 and Organizer & Co-Chair, International Workshop on Inclusive Cities 2016, according to the university release.