The College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural Univeristy, Sardarkrushinagar and Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA), Gandhinagar jointly organized one day awareness workshop on “Energy Conservation” on 27th December, 2019 at the university campus. On this occasion Dr. R.K. Patel, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of the university, in his presidential address emphasized on importance of energy conservation and its management. He raised concern on country’s rising reliance on imports of crude oil and, issues of pollution and carbon emission linked to it. He called for embracing renewable energy technologies for sustainable development of the nation and praised the research activities being carried out by the college of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering.
Dr. G. K. Saxena, Principal & Dean of the college, in his welcome speech, informed about present status of energy reserves, he opined, the energy conservation should be practiced for equitable distribution of the energy among the citizens. The programme received overwhelming response as more than 150 participants including university officers, deans, scientists and students became the part of the workshop. A booklet on Energy Conservation was unveiled for wide spread awareness. In the technical session, Dr. V. M. Modi, Associate Professor, sensitized the participants by presenting on importance of the energy conservation and efficiency in nation’s development. Shri D. V. Patel, Deputy Manager of the Banas Dairy shared organization’s initiatives on biogas and solar energy to promote energy conservation activities. Shri R. M. Panchal, Certified Energy Auditor, GEDA, imparted skill and knowledge to the participants by hands on training about energy conservation practices and scope of energy efficiency in different sector, energy audit methodology and practical application of instrumentation. To commemorate the workshop saplings were planted as a vital source of energy by the dignitaries.
Sardarkrushinagar - 385506.
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