Karkala, Aug 23: The Department of Mechanical Engineering, NMAMIT organized a one-day workshop on ‘New and Renewable Sources of Energy’ on the occasion of the inauguration of the ‘Renewable Energy Club’ of the department on August 22.
Dr Nagesh, chairperson & professor, Industrial & Production Engineering, UBDT Davangere and Dr Sathyabhama professor, department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK Surathkal were the guests of honour for the function.
Dr Nagesh stressed the significance of education in one’s life. "Education or knowledge is the only wealth that gets increased upon sharing," he said.
Dr Sathyabhama stressed the importance of the need for renewable energy, against conventional sources.
Dr I R Mithanthaya, vice principal and dean (academics) NMAMIT inaugurated the Renewable Energy Club and congratulated the department and student members for formulating the club during this need of the hour.
Dr Niranjan, principal, NMAMIT in his presidential remarks referred that renewable sources of energy like solar and wind energy are always available in nature free of cost. "We just need to work on the mechanism of converting it from one form to another depending upon our requirements," he said.
Dr Srinivasa Pai P, head of the department of mechanical engineering welcomed the gathering and briefed about the workshop. Dr Rashmi P Shetty introduced the guests of honour. Dr A K Somayaji, programme convener delivered the vote of thanks.
Dr Ajith Hebbale, associate professor, department of mechanical engineering was the master of the ceremony.