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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeethams Initiatives for Protection of the Water Resources 2019

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeethams Initiatives for Protection of the Water Resources 2019

March 25, 2019

The United Nations observes World Water Day, on March 22 every year, to focus attention on the importance of water. UN, Sustainable Development Goal 6, commits the world to ensuring. . .

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Earth Hour 2012 at Amrita

Earth Hour 2012 at Amrita

March 31, 2012

How much impact can one committed person make? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Varun Venkataraman, final-year student of B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) at Amrita’s Coimbatore campus initiated various programs. . .

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Legal Pluralism in Natural Resource Management

Legal Pluralism in Natural Resource Management

March 30, 2012

It is said to be one of the most controversial mining projects in the world. Although India’s Supreme Court cleared Vedanta’s proposal for bauxite mining in Odisha in 2007, the. . .

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World Water Day 2012 at Amrita

World Water Day 2012 at Amrita

March 22, 2012

Since India attained independence, the per capita availability of water in the country has plummeted 70% to 1,582 cubic meters per year. This makes India a water-stressed nation. If the. . .

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Water Stress?

Water Stress?

March 22, 2012

It is expected that by 2025, two-thirds of the global population will be living in water-scarce or water-stressed conditions. It is also known that the majority of the world’s people. . .

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Energy Derived from Biomass

March 10, 2012

“The future of energy in India lies in smart backward linkage to the sun. It is the only perennial source of energy, which is renewable in the truest sense,” stated. . .

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Solar Energy Discussions at Conference

Solar Energy Discussions at Conference

March 10, 2012

“The solar market grew globally by 30% CAGR during the previous decade,” stated Sri. K. Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar. Sri. Subramanya was speaking at the International Conference on Renewable. . .

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Wind Power Discussion at Conference

Wind Power Discussion at Conference

March 10, 2012

India today has the fifth largest installed wind power capacity in the world. Speakers at the Renewable Energy Conference, Dr. S. Gomathinayagam, Executive Director of Centre for Wind Energy Technologies. . .

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Inaugural Speeches at Renewable Energy Conference

Inaugural Speeches at Renewable Energy Conference

March 9, 2012

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, flew from Jammu and Kashmir to Tamil Nadu to attend Amrita’s Renewable Energy International Conference at the Coimbatore Campus. Padma. . .

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Renewable Energy: Resources, Challenges & Opportunities

March 9, 2012

The Second International Conference on Renewable Energy: Resources, Challenges & Opportunities was organized during March 9-10, 2012 by the Amrita School of Engineering in Coimbatore. The First Conference was also. . .

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