17-DEC-2018: National Energy Conservation Day observed
ALIGARH, December 17: Teaching and non-teaching staff of Interdisciplinary Department of Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, and the Department of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) took the pledge to save energy in the department as well as at home on the National Energy Conservation Day.
Before the commencement of the programs, the Department of Remote Sensing and GIS Applications showed its commitment to save energy by switching off all the energy consuming appliances from 10 AM to 11 AM.
Prof Shadab Khursheed, Chairperson of the Department said that 14th December is observed as World Energy Day and in India it is also declared National Energy Conversation Day. He said that promotion of energy conservation and increased use of renewable energy has been an important concern of the university under the guidance of the Honourable Vice Chancellor.
Dr Ziaur Rehman Ansari, programme organiser motivated the staff and students of the department to monitor the energy consumption and to increase their involvement in energy conversation initiatives.
In the department of Physics, Prof Tauheed Ahmad, Chairman of the department spoke about the need for energy conservation, in the present day scenario. Prof B P Singh, convener of the programme said that promotion of energy conservation is of utmost importance and increased use of renewable energy sources is the need of the hour which is an important concern of the university under the guidance of the Vice Chancellor.
Measures required to be taken for energy conservation were also highlighted. All the members of the department were informed about the general suggestions for electricity conservation in the University. Two faculty members, Dr SSZ Ashraf and Dr Wasi Khan are appointed as energy monitors, in the Physics Department.
Members of the department including research scholars participated in the programme. Further, a pledge for energy conservation was taken by all the staff members of the department.
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