Online ATAL AICTE FDP programme on “Advances in Clean Energy Conversion Technologies and Materials for Energy Storage Applications”, being organised by SMVDU, Katra from 21st -25th September 2020, and was inaugurated today on 21st September 2020.
The keynote address was delivered by Prof E Natarajan, Dean, College of Engineering Guiding, Anna University, Chennai, on the theme of “Power Plants Marching Towards Renewables for Sustainable Future”, and highlighted the importance of renewables in existing power plants for clean energy conversion technologies.
Total of 15 core sessions being planned to discuss the issues and techniques on the domain by the subject experts from IIT Jammu, NIT Jalandar, NIT Kurushetra, SAINTGITS Kerala, NISE Delhi and Anna University, Chennai.
About 235 participants across 24 Indian states, expressed their interest, and 215 participants were selected to attend the programme based on their topics of interest, however the preference was given to young faculty members and research scholars.
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, is one of the institutions organising online ATAL FDP in Jammu and Kashmir, among IIT Jammu and Central University Jammu.
Prof. Eswaramoorthy Muthusamy and Dr. Yathesh Ananad, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU, coordinated the programme.
The Coordinators expressed their sincere thanks to Prof (Padmashri) R K Sinha, HVC, SMVDU, for the encouragement, and to Prof R K Mishra, Head, School of Mechanical Engineering, for the support and coordination.