A One day workshop on “Vertical Synergisation of Solar power” was held at the Corporate Engagement Division of GNA University on 20th January, 2016. Participants comprised of the Student members of solar club, and others from robotics club, Aeromodelling club and automobile club who endeavored to use this power directly into their devices. The workshop was guided by Professor P Thareja, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology and spear headed by Mr. Paprinder Singh and Ms. Jasleen kaur, Assistant prof. Electronics and communications.
The workshop was addressed by Mr. Harbhajan Singh, CEO, Fortune Consultancy Services, Mohali and Mr. J.P. Kundra who spoke on Entrepreneurship with Energy Efficient devices and Optimisation of Solar Energy using electronic instrumentation respectively. Mr. Singh exhorted the participants that understanding the human needs as well as the societal needs and their matching was very essential for the student entrepreneurs. Thus meeting the requirement of process integration of solar energy in the almost every powered product is essential. Earlier , Mr. Kundra had diligently inspired the students to participate in the designing of solar power projects. He gave the demonstration and addressed the queries regarding the solar panels and other related products.
Earlier Dr Prem Kumar while inaugurating the day long workshop counted how a hands on approach, as professed by GNA University, was essential towards orientation and preparation for their bright future and the complimented the students for their enthusiasm to work on solar projects. He congratulated them on the several endeavours demonstrated in previous semester for Mrs Jasleen Kaur Assistant prof., Electronics& Communication engineering made a recap showing the exact memoirs. Dr. P. Thareja, Dean Faculty of Engineering & Technology through a powerfull, verse based elocution on the applications of solar energy classified into 4 components influencing to integration with human life. The presentation on Direct & Indirect harnessing of solar power by Fuctional Equipments enthused various options from domestic, personal empowerment to industrial or even pertaining to hobbies etc. Having understood the wide applications of solar energy, students were appraised to work for solar power generation projects. Dr. Abhineet Goyal gave the details of the various funding organizations for the solar projects. Mr. Amanpreet Singh, Assistant prof., Mechanical engineering provided the students with the fundamental knowledge Mr Rocky Sharma M.Tech student reviewed useful facts about solar powered car along with the assistance of he automotive group,
Mr Paprinder Singh Assistant prof., Mechanical engineering gave the customary vote of thanks.