Come forward with eco-friendly innovations, CIC to engineering students

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By Fast Kashmir on 29/09/2017.

Come forward with eco-friendly innovations, CIC to engineering students

Week-long National Technical Workshop concludes at NIT Srinagar


Srinagar, September 29: Chief Information Commissioner, Khursheed Ahmad Ganai today said engineering students should come forward with eco-friendly innovations, which are need of the hour across the globe as the pollution has reached to a highly alarming level.

The CIC was speaking as a chief guest at a concluding function of week-long National Technical Workshop at NIT Srinagar organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering NIT in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers (India), J&K State Centre, Srinagar. The theme of the workshop was ‘Connecting People to Nature’.

“We cannot imagine our lives without technology nowadays. But we should not leave behind the environment. Engineering students should come forward with eco-friendly innovations, which is need of the hour,” the CIC said.

Director NIT Srinagar, Prof A.R Dar said that the aim of the workshop was to train students in innovating and finding the sustainable solution to environmental problems. He also maintained that NIT has a history of producing a good number of engineers since 1960, but the institution has now the responsibility of training students for innovating environment-friendly innovations and technology.

“And this way we can maintain the unbalanced relationship between man and environment,” he said.

Various proposals were discussed in the week-long Conference during which experts pitched for a proposal stressing the Government for having State Green Tribunal like National Green Tribunal in Delhi.

Chairman FCIK, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Registrar NIT, M. S. Mir and Fazli, experts from IITs from outside State, officials from Pollution Control Board, LAWDA, students from NIT, Kashmir University and SKAUST(K) were also present in the function. (GNS)

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