Saturday, January 30, 2016

Solar energy movement is the need of smart city, says Janak Palta McGilligan

Varanasi, January 30, 2016: “The concept of smart will not be succeeded unless there is development plans in accordance with villages. Warli developmental institution for rural women has already done tremendous job in this direction. Solar cooking movement has become an essential need for contemporary Indian context. Smart habit has to match with life style," said Padmasri Janak Palta McGilligan while was addressing the last session of national conclave jointly organized by InSPIRE Varanasi, IIT, BHU, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, IIM (Ahmedabad) and Indian Biogas Associations at KN Udappa Auditorium here in the premises of the Banaras Hindu University.

McGilligan focused on entrepreneurial development through solar technique. McGilligan, who has already trained 6000 rural women of 500 villages, declared patent process against the concept of smart and labeled solar cooker as contemporary need.

Deepak Gadhia of Muni Seva Ashram called real India connection today's vital requirement. Prof. Deb Brat Das of IIT (Kharagpur) declared hydrogen as fuel of future and brought some important points regarding secretion of methane and carbon dioxide.

Last session was conducted by Prof. PK Mishra. He stressed upon organic agriculture and connected requirements of smart city with cultural and traditional values. PS Ojha, an administrative officer of UP Government, drew the plans of government in the reference of biogas and bio-diesel consumption.

Panel Discussion was also organized on the last of day of two day conclave. Prof. SN Upadhyay, former Director IIT (BHU), said that green agriculture and green energy were the essential organs of smart city. Prof. Nandlal Singh, Gaurav Kedia, Dr Avadhesh Dixit, Prof. Shashi Subhash Mishra and Prof. Pradeep Srivastava were present on the occasion. Prof PK Mishra proposed a vote of thanks.

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