International Conference On

Affordable strategies for Health and Environment (ASHE-19)

May 23-24, 2019

About The Conferece

The International Conference on Affordable strategies for Health and Environment (ASHE-19) is organized by Department of Biotechnology Engineering, N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karkala, Karnataka, India

Theme Of The Conferece

International Conference on health and environment (ASHE-2019) is a platform for exchange of knowledge from both individual and interdisciplinary researches pertaining to health and environment. This international Conference aims to bring together the researchers, scientists, engineers, scholar and students for providing international forum for the dissemination of original research results in the area of various strategies employed in health and environment for the societal benefit.

The core themes of the conference include: Biomonitoring, Waste Management and Bioremediation, Renewable Energy (biofuels, bioenergy), Energy Conservation and sustainable development, Environment toxicology, Infectious diseases, Metabolic disorders and molecular medicine, Nanoscience, Nanomaterials and nanotechnology applications.

The conference will be held at N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karnataka, India. For details about the institute please visit

Dr. Shiban Ganju


Save a Mother foundation, USA

Dr. Narendra Chirmule

Sr. Vice President & Head - R & D

Biocon Limited, Bengaluru

Dr. C. N. Prabhu

Senior Scientist

Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Center (KSNDMC), Bangalore, India

Dr. Hrishikesh Damle


Atrimed Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Bangalore

Dr Srinivas Mutalik

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE, Manipal

Note :

1. Papers selected related to Biofuels Domain will be Published in the special issue of scopus indexed journal "Biotechnology for Biofuels (ISSN No: 1754-6834)"- after peer review by springer publishers.
2. Papers shortlisted under other subject domains will be published in scopus indexed journal "Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences (ISSN No: 1338-5178)" after peer review by publishers.
3. Acceptance from the publishers for a special issue of some renowned international journals are in the process.

The research paper submitted should be original work and should not have been submitted in another conference or journal.


Submissions are warmly invited for research papers describing their latest findings and research work to the conference based on the theme. Other related and emerging themes and topics are also welcome.
Typical Areas Include (But are not limited to):

Biomonitoring, Waste Management and Bioremediation
1. Children and Public Health
2. Environmental Exposure
3. Biodegradation of Environmental Pollutants
4. Hazard Management
5. Diognostics to detect and monitor environmental changes
6. Waste water management
7. Ecosystem
8. Solid Waste Management
9. E-waste Management
10. Bio-medical Waste Management
11. Agrobiotechnology
12. Organic Fertilizers
Renewable Energy, Conservation and Sustainable Development
1. Biodiesel
2. Bioethanol
3. Biobutanol
4. Microbial production of Biofuel
5. Value added products
6. Biogas
7. In Situ Conservation
8. Design and Development of Bioreactors
9. Geneticaly Modified Organisms (GMOs)
10. Living Modified Organisms (LMOs)
11. Genetic Diversity
12. Impact Assessment
Infectious diseases, Metabolic disorders and molecular medicine
1. Omics
2. Systems Biology
3. Pharmacology
4. Phytomedicines
5. Infectious Agents
6. Infectious Vectors
7. Ethanomedicine and Ayurveda
8. Computer Aided Drug Design
9. Differential Gene Axpression Analysis
10. Metabolic and Signalling Pathways
11. Molecular Medicines
12. Therapeutic Antibodies
Nanoscience, Nanomaterials and nanotechnology applications
1. Nanoparticles
2. Nanomaterials in Health and Medicine
3. Nanomembranes
4. Nanocarriers and Nanoinformatics
5. Nanoformulations
6. Nanodevises
7. Nanomaterials in Diagnostic Kits
8. Nanotechnology for Space Research
9. Nanotechnology in Agriculture
10. Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles
11. Nanochips in Healthcare Management
12. Nanometerials and Affordability

Paper Submission Format

To Be Announced


To Be Announced

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission

10th Feb 2019

Author notification on paper acceptance

1st March 2019

Camera ready & Copyright form submission ends on

15th March 2019

Author Registration ends on

30th March 2019

Conference Dates

23-24 May 2019

Registration Fee

Foreign Delegates: 100 USD
Indian Delegates: Rs. 2000/-

Dr. C. Vaman Rao,
Program Chair,
Mob: +91-9880675650

Contact Details

Dr. Vidya S.M,
Mob: +91-9845388773

Mrs. Sneha Nayak,
Assistant Coordinator,
Mob: +91-9964666669

The registration fee can be paid through Demand draft / NEFT.
Demand Draft: In favor of "Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte", payable at Syndicate Bank Nitte / SBI, Karkala, to be sent to the Conference finance chair before due date.


A/c Holder name: Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte Syndicate Bank, Nitte-574110 Account Type: S/B
Account No.: 01152200033493
MICR Code: 576025533.
The proof of NEFT payment (with UTR No., date & time, Paper Id) needs to be communicated through email to Conference finance chair
Dr. Ujwal P. (Email : or Mob : 9900514490)

General Chair

  • Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar,
    Principal, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte


  • Dr. Srinivas Rao B.R,
    Vice Principal & COE
  • Dr. I.R. Mithanthaya,
    Vice Principal & Dean-Academics


  • Dr. Sudesh Bekal, Dean-R&D
  • Dr. Murlidhara, PG Coordinator


  • Dr. Gururaj Upadhyaya.

Program Chair

  • Dr. C. Vaman Rao,
    Professor and Head, Dept. of Biotechnology.


  • Dr. Vidya S.M.
  • Mrs. Sneha Nayak.

Track and Publication Chairs

  • Dr. Ujwal P.
  • Dr. C. Vaman Rao.
  • Dr. Bharath B.R.
  • Dr. Shayama Prasad Sajankila.

Web Chair

  • Dr. Bharath B.R.

Registration Committee

  • Dr. Ujwal P.
  • Mrs. Louella C.G.

Publicity Chair

  • Dr. Shayama Prasad Sajankila.

Hospitality Chair

  • Dr. Chetan D.M.

Finance Chair

  • Dr. Ujwal P.
  • Mrs. Harshitha M.J.

Food & Refreshments

  • Dr. Anilkumar H.S.
  • Mr. Santhosh Poojary.

Accomodation Chairs

  • Mr. Venkatesh Kamath.

Sessions Chair

  • Mr. Sandesh K.
  • Mr. Vinayaka B Shet.

  • 1. Dr. Shashi Bala Prasad, Senior Scientist, Dept. Of Biotechnology, IIT Madras
  • 2. Dr. Shiban Ganju, Founder, Save a Mother foundation, USA and chairman, Atrimed Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd., Bangalore
  • 3. Dr. Hrishikesh Damle, MD & CEO, Atrimed pharmaceuticals pvt Ltd., Bangalore
  • 4. Dr. Prasanna K. S. Assistant Professor at McGuire Research Institute, VAMC, Affiliate faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Molecular Medicine Virginia, United States
  • 5. Dr. Ganesha A., Associate Director, International Centre for Applied Sciences - MAHE
  • 6. Dr. Rekha P.D., Professor and Deputy Director, Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya Deemed to be University, Mangalore.
  • 7. Dr. Rajesh K.P, Principal Scientist, Moleculart Biology Lab, Biocon Research Limited, Bangalore


Karkala is a town and the headquarters of Karkala taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Located about 60 km from Mangalore, it lies near the Western Ghats. The town was called Pandya Nagari during the period of Jain rule, and later became known as Karikallu, then Karkal and then finally to Karkala. Karkala has a number of natural and historical landmarks. It is located at the bottom of Western Ghats covered with greenery year-round. It is a major junction for religious tourists due to its strategic location along the way to Sringeri, Kalasa, Horanadu, Udupi, Kollur and Dharmasthala.

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Udupi is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the administrative headquarters of Udupi District. Udupi is one of the top tourist attractions in Karnataka. It is notable for the Krishna Temple lends its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. It is also known as Lord Parashurama Kshetra, and is famous for Kanakana Kindi. A centre of pilgrimage, Udupi is known as Rajata Peetha and Shivalli (Shivabelle). It is also known as the temple city. Manipal is a locality within Udupi city. Udupi is situated about 60 km north of the industrial hub Mangalore and about 422 km northwest of state capital Bengaluru by road.

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Mangalore is the largest city and administrative headquarters of the Dakshina Kannada district, and is one of the most multicultural non-metro cities of India. It is also the largest city in the Coastal and Malnad regions of Karnataka, besides being a commercial, industrial, educational and healthcare hub on the West Coast of India. This port city has the second largest airport in Karnataka. Mangalore city urban agglomeration extends from Ullal in the south to Surathkal in the north, covering a distance of over 30 km (19 mi)

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