Eminent nuclear scientist Shivram Bhoje inaugurated a two-day exhibition 'I-Renew' at the Kolhapur Institute of Technology's College of Engineering on Saturday.
Bhoje, a Padma Shri award winner, said during his inaugural speech that every nation needs to be self-sufficient where energy demands are considered. "Developed nations need to bring in the use of alternative sources of energy considering the ever-increasing demand for the power and declining natural sources of power," he said, while mentioning that nuclear energy can a dependent and safe alternative for the future.
"At present, solar energy is the cleanest and most cheaply available resource that we all have and should use," he said.
Over 500 students from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa participated and presented their ideas on alternative sources of energy through their project models. According to college officials, as many as 100 projects are on display.
'I-Renew 2016' Competition and Exhibition features -
- The energy demand is growing but the wealth of natural resource stocks is lower.
- Advanced nation's need of the hour is to use renewable energy.
- You need to use a maximum of solar energy.
- About 100 projects were presented by students from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa.
Source: Prasad Patil, City Journalist, CollegeDekho