President inaugurates integrated Bio-Solar-Wind Micro-grid Centre,  Centre for Water and Environmental Research at IIEST, Shibpur

President inaugurates integrated Bio-Solar-Wind Micro-grid Centre, Centre for Water and Environmental Research at IIEST, Shibpur

India Blooms News Service | 19 May 2017

Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Integrated Bio-Solar-Wind Micro-grid Centre and Centre for Water and Environmental Research Centre at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur in Kolkata on Friday.

Speaking on the occasion, the President appreciated the efforts of the scientists, faculties, students and all those associated with this institution. He pointed out that time has come to work with high technology and carry out research work to find innovative solutions to the basic problems.

He said, although, the country is making tremendous progress by launching various satellites at one go, providing and ensuring safe drinking water to the people of the country is an area where much needs to be done.

He said, these two centres hold utmost importance to provide practical solutions to the problems faced by people. In India, more than 300 million people do not have access to 24x7 electricity.

"We need this kind of solar generating centres to provide electricity to the people of the country without harming the environment," the President added.

He urged stakeholders and corporate sectors to take keen interest in these projects in order to take the country to a new height.

President inaugurates integrated Bio-Solar-Wind Micro-grid Centre, Centre for Water and Environmental Research at IIEST, Shibpur

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