Student Solar Ambassador Workshop

Center For Energy Studies & Electrical Engineering Department, PEC organized  ‘Student Solar  Ambassador’ workshop. The workshop was conducted in association with IITBombay.  It was attended by large number of  students from  Punjab Engineering College and schools in Chandigarh.  

Dr Tarlochan Kaur, Prof. & Chairperson, Center for Energy Studies, welcomed the esteemed dignitaries and participants . In her introductory talk about the  workshop,    she emphasized  on  the need for a paradigm shift  towards  Solar Energy Technologies  for mitigating  climate change and for ensuring energy sustainability.


The Chief Guest,  Shree M.P. Singh , GM, Punjab Energy Development Agency, Govt. of India,  delivered  a presentation on the recent scenario  of  renewable  energy  utilization in India and the role  PEDA  played in this transformation.


Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi, Director PEC, in his address said that 2nd Oct. is also celebrated as the International Day of Non-violence. Violence is to be avoided not just against humans but against nature and environment as well. Thereafter the following  pledge was taken by everyone.

"Today, on International day of non-violence, I humbly stand here, with a solemn pledge: To protect, preserve and nurture our environment for a gratifying present and green future; To be conscious of my own actions to not cause harm to our nature; To show courage to speak up condemning action that damage our environment; To be compassionate, responsible, global citizens to ensure peaceful co-existence of all living beings in the world."

Students were given  hands on training to assemble  a solar study lamp. They were guided by Prof. Jagdish Kumar, Dr. T.S.Saggu and Ms. Amita,  Faculty in  Electrical Engg. Department. Thereafter the participants enthusiastically took a quiz on Solar Energy. It was followed by visit to Solar Technology Park in PEC.

Prof. Tarlochan Kaur was the  the co-ordinator & Dr. Jaimala  Gambhir , the co-cordinator’s  of this workshop.

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