Curriculum Design & Development Workshop Organized by Centre for Energy Studies

Centre for Energy Studies  of  PEC University of Technology,  organized  a one day workshop sponsored by TEQIP –III on Curriculum  Design & Development for M.Tech Programme in  Intelligent Renewable Energy Systems.   Dr. Jaimala Gambhir, co-ordinator,   Centre for Energy Studies  welcomed the invited experts and the delegates .  Experts from Academia, Industry, Alumini, parents and student representatives from PG and PhD  programme , faculty from Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh  along with  Electrical Engineering  and faculty  from other departments of PEC were invited  to participate the workshop.

 Prof. Manoj Arora, Director PEC, In the context of depleting fossil fuel resources and the need to develop sustainable energy systems for the future, it is necessary to incorporate renewable energy in the  engineering curricula.

 Er. Manish Jindal , Chief Executive Officer, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training, Quality Council of India, in his  address, talked about factors which critical for success of an academic programme and that endeavour should be made to  align the programme with Governments mission and policies.

Prof. Tarlochan Kaur, Head, Centre of Energy Studies, presented the programme objectives, the new programme structure  and the  draft curricula  for the invited experts to  deliberate upon. She further said that the Fractal Credit system being introduced in the new curriculum structure will lead to greater choice for knowledge acquisition and specialization for students.

In  the concluding session, the  invited experts presented their suggestion to contribute to  improvement on the existing syllabus, keeping in view the  needs of industry and society . Experts also extended their support for continuing this exercise and give their suggestions and feed back in future. Workshop ended with a vote of thanks  by Dr. Rintu Khanna.


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