Celebration of World Energy Conservation Day-2018

On the occasion of World Energy Conservation Day, 2018, the Department of Electrical engineering, Punjab Engineering College organised a Poster Making and Debate Competition. The event was sponsored by Bureau of Energy Efficiency's State Designated Agency, Chandigarh Administration. The event was inaugurated by Shri. Karan Kandhari, CEO, GMK Infra Solutions LLP, Mohali. He enlightened the students regarding the concepts of habitual and technical change needed for energy conservation. Coordinator of the event, Dr. Tilak Thakur, Head, Department of Electrical Engineering talked to the students regarding the various projects being undertaken by the institute to improve energy efficiency. Over 40 students participated in the event with appealing and informative posters depicting simple everyday measures to conserve energy. The closing ceremony was graced by various dignitaries. Coordinator, Dr. Tilak Thakur and Co-ordinator, Prof. Har Amrit Singh, Department of Civil Engineering, welcomed the guests. Mr. Gurpreet Singh Bains, SDE, Electrical gave a presentation on the importance of energy conservation, designing energy efficient homes and silent revolution in appliances. Chief guest, Mr. Mukesh Anand, Special Secretary discussed the efforts by the Chandigarh Administration for conserving energy including smart grids and solar energy integration. Mr. Ranjit Singh, Superintending Engineer, Electrical Circle cum SDA enlightened the students about the various BEE policies behind undertaken by the BEE under the Ministry of Power and the Chandigarh, SDA. The posters highlighted the need for renewable energy sources, making smart decisions and using energy efficient appliances. Dr. Tejinder Singh Saggu, Dr. Rintu Khanna and Dr. Sulata Bhandari adjudged the event. In the Degree holder category: Preetika Setia, Mayank, Jatin Hooda, Yogita Gupta and Harpreet won the first five positions. In the Diploma category, Nishant Deep from Chandigarh Polytechnic bagged the first position.​ ​

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