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A city-based college to host ‘sustainability India 2023’

A city-based college to host ‘sustainability India 2023’

PSGR Krishnammal college for women in association with Sustainability Practitioners Association (SEPA) is hosting ‘sustainability India 2023’. Its inaugural workshop would take place on July 24 and 25 at its college premises.

Addressing the media persons, Raguram Arjunan, president of SEPA said the national event focusing on sustainable energy practices would consist of a series of workshops.

While the inaugural workshop would be held on July 24 and 25, the second workshop is scheduled to take place at Chaitanya Bharathi institute of technology (CBIT) in Hyderabad on August 21 and 22. The third workshop is scheduled to take place at MIT ADT University in Pune on September 26 and the final workshop is scheduled to take place at JSS academy of technical in Noida on October 30 and 31.

Arjunan said, “The workshops will feature technical presentations and panel discussions on the renewable energy domain, particularly solar energy and green hydrogen. The panelists will be debating on topics such as advances in material technology, research, policy framework, skill development and training.”

The organizers have also planned to conduct a three-level national solar competition for college students across the country. Kishore Bhuvaragha, vice-president of SEPA said that the event would be a platform for industry-institution interaction and collaborations in fields such as product and process development, industrial support and funding for research. 

Those who bag the first prize would be given a cash award of Rs 2 lakh, the second prize winner would be given a cash award of Rs 1 lakh and the third prize winner would be given a cash award of Rs 75,000.

R Nandini, chairperson of the college launched the national solar competition on the occasion.

Solar energy corporation of India limited is the key sponsor of the event, while the national solar energy federation of India and Skill council for green jobs are also supporting the event.