Shivaji University's introduced its first ever Principal R K Kanbarkar Award, which was awarded to Prof. N R Rao. The award was given by the Vice-Chancellor Dr. Devanand Shinde. Mrs. Shalini Kanbarkar, wife of the Principal under whom this award is conferred, was also present at the event. As a recipient of this award, Prof. Rao was felicitated with a citation and a cheque of Rs 1.5 Lakh thousand.
Mr. Rao said, "I started working on research about 65 years ago at the age of 17. Since then, research has picked up manifold. I still get a minimum of 25 research papers published a year. Without any age limit, I was working in research, this is a great solution. Although my dissertation research has been published in various journals across countries, all of my research work is done in India. Staying in the country can be better, so that does not work well in the country, the youth should not think that advice Prof.Rao.
"In the forthcoming years, the challenge is to involve higher education providers for educating four million students. Water management is the need to achievement of Energy Management sector."
Source: Prasad Patil, City Journalist - Kolhapur, College Dekho