28 August 2021
Akshay Urja Diwas was celebrated in DAV College, Sector-10, Chandigarh on 20th August, 2021. Inter college competitions were conducted to commemorate the day. Prize winners from different colleges in Chandigarh were announced. A Webinar was organised on the theme: Akshay Urja and its Impact in the Indian Context by the Departments of Biotechnology and Botany, D.A.V. College, Sec-10, Chandigarh on 28th August, 2021 to culminate the event.
The event was sponsored by CREST, Chandigarh. Two talks were delivered by eminent scientists working in the field of Renewable energy. Prof (Dr.) Renu Bhardwaj from the Department of Botanical & Environmental Sciences, GNDU, Amritsar spoke on Prospects of Biomass in India and Prof (Dr.) S. K. Soni from the Department of Microbiology, PU, Chandigarh delivered a talk on Biofuels.
Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma, Principal, D.A.V. College, highlighted the importance of Renewable energy in the present world scenario. He congratulated the students and the departments for organizing the event. The webinar was attended by students and faculty from D.A.V. College. Dr. Ranju Gulati, Head, department of Botany introduced the speakers and Dr. Raman Soni, Convenor, delivered the vote of thanks.