Activities of Ambassadors

Activity by: Mr. Ramesh Rajesh

Name of the project :
SoRGaMaRS – Solar, Rainwater and Garbage Management for Rural Societies . It is supported by the British Council, India on Jan 1st,2012.

The objectives of the project are:

• To distribute cost-effective solar lanterns and encourage use of solar cookers and other solar powered devices after proper awareness and education to the rural folk.
• To construct rain water harvesting tanks and composting pits/ biogas plants for rural houses, based on their requirements.
• To gain support and ensure sustained efforts from the local political bodies and other NGOs.
• To create good media awareness with the help of film stars and ensure continuity of efforts by garnering private and corporate CSR funding.

Location : Pennalur, Sriperumbudur (Chennai)

Highlights of the project:

  • A survey was conducted by students from Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE’s) Eco-Forum, CARE (Concern, Awareness and Responsibility for the Environment) to find out what the demands/needs of the people were.

 

  • LuminAID Labs, the primary solar solutions provider was contacted and an initial 50 luminaid lamps were purchased to be distributed to school students from nearby Government Schools. Funding was given by Pothys, Chennai and Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE).

 Activity By : Mr.Musheer Ahmad

Name of the project : XLRI Green Initiative

Objective of the project :

To reduce the carbon footprint of the college and make it carbon positive eventually

Location : In the campus of XLRI Jamshedpur

Highlights of the project

  • Proposal made for solar cooking solution for hostel messes
  • Proposal made for solar power plant.

Activities By: Mr. Prakash kumar

Name of the program

C.B.S.E Science Exhibition 2011

Objective of the program

Popularizing science among masses and creating an awareness regarding the role of science and technology in socio‐economic and sustainable growth of the country.

Location : Bangalore

Highlights of the program

  • stimulating interest in science and technology and inculcating scientific spirit in younger generations;
  • exploring and encouraging scientific and technological talent among children;
  • inculcating in them a sense of pride in their talent;
  • providing exploratory experiences, encouraging creative thinking and promoting creative thinking and promoting psychomotor and manipulative skills among children through self devised exhibits or models or simple apparatus;
  • encourage problem solving approach and developing the appropriate technologies,
  • especially for rural areas and integrating scientific ideas with daily life situations;
 

Name of the Program: –   KHOJ 2011 – CLIMATIC CHANGE

Objective of the Program

   The main aim was to enhance student awareness of the hazardous effects of our atrocities on nature and to promote the projects which could help to solve climatic change.

Location: – Panvel, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

 

In this program, Mr.Prakash kumar’s team  won the 1st prize at national level – project on biodiesel, solar tree and eco city

Highlights: – 

  • The first day of Khoj 2011 at DAV Public School New Panvel spread awareness about the various ways to combat the climate change through the students’ Project Displays, Exhibition of Experiments, Elocutions, Science Talks, Slide Shows, Symposium and displays by IIG, Robotics, Indian Planetary Society and a Video conference.
  • Science Talk by Shri. Ajay Dhar from IIG, Slide shows & displays by TERI, Indian Planetary Society & Science Quiz Competition final round.
 

Activity by: Mr. Vivek Yadav

Name of the project : BioSynth

Objective of the Program:

To install a production plant of Biodiesel in campus with capacity of 200 litre/batch

Location: IIT-Bombay

 

Highlights:

  • Project Biosynthis a first ever student’s initiative of installing a self-sustained  biodiesel producing plant at an institute level in India.
  • The project’s long term vision is to come up with an efficient technology that can substantially reduce pollution and country’s dependence on imported fuels.
  • We entail utilizing waste vegetable oil as its raw material to produce an environment friendly fuel, Biodiesel.
  • The biodiesel produced will be utilized to run institute vehicles like buses, cars, and ambulance in the initial stages.
  • Won the First Prize at Industrial Green Chemistry Workshop, India, 2009 for outstanding research.

 

 

Activity by: Mr.Ankur Mahajan

Name of the project : ” A Novel low speed wind turbine for rural electrification in INDIA”

The objectives of the project are:

  •  Electrification to un-electrified villages in INDIA
  •   Decrease in carbon foot print
  •   reduction in the gap b/w power demand and consumption

Location: NITTTR Chandigarh

[ Under the supervision of Dr. S. Chatterji (Professor and Head, NITTTR Chandigarh, EE department) and Dr. S. Chandel (Professor, NIT Hamirpur, Center of Energy and Environment)]

Highlights:

  • It will help in the reduction of the carbon footprint
  • A new concentrator called AshVer is designed which is far better than the proposed concentrator available and the power output will be increased so that we will be able to produce electricity from the wind in those areas where wind speed is low.