KATRA, APR 24:
A Two-Day National Conference on “Renewable Energy and Sustainable Environment: Challenges and Remedies (CRESE-2018)”, being organized by School of Energy Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, was inaugurated on 24 April by Prof. V. Verma, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Mr. Pankaj Kumar, Senior Technical Expert Solar, United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
This conference is supported by TEQIP-III. In his inaugural address Prof. Verma stressed upon the contribution of science in the field of renewable energy.
He also stressed on the various naturally existing plants and animals which recycle energy for their use and said that the engineers should derive inspirations out of such phenomenon.
Parminderjeet Singh Sandhu, Director, Softtech Insutries Pvt. Ltd., presented the industry perspective on concentrated solar power systems.
He stressed on the shortage of skilled manpower in the areas of renewable as the same is having huge potential. Dr. Vineet V. Tyagi, organizing secretary of the Conference, presented the vote of thanks. He stressed that this was possible with the support of Dr. Yatheshth Anand and Dr. Ankush Gupta, Co-Organizing Secretaries, Mr. Amit Verma and all M.Tech. and Ph.D. students.