Mysuru, February 06:-The National Institute Engineering (NIE), Mysuru conducted TEQIP-III, sponsored workshop on “Do it yourself -Aerobic Composter” to first year engineering students as a part of their Induction programme recenlty at NIE-Diamond Jubilee Sports Complex, NIE, Mysuru.
D Randeep, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Mysuru was the Chief Guest .
He inaugurated the workshop in unique way by feeding the segregated green waste in to the aerobic composter unit designed and fabricated by the students .
Randeep addressing the gathering, appreciated the initiative taken by NIE in involving the students in designing innovative engineering solution and NIE’s contribution to society. He appreciated the Kitchen waste biogas and other green technologies developed and implemented by NIE-CREST(Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology). He also mentioned that he has installed the unit from NIE-CREST at his residence.
The workshop was presided over by G S Ramachandra, Honorary Secretary, NIE-Group of Institutions.
The workshop activity comprised of awareness on waste management and fabrication of Aerobic Composter as a hands on activity for first year students of NIE.
S Shamsundar, Head, NIE-CREST, Krishna Kumar, Quantum Leap Guru were the resource persons. The session dealt with the importance of composters handling and segregation of wet waste at source.
The composter fabricated by students will contribute towards Clean Mysuru and leads to Solid Waste Management a right direction towards Swacch Bharath. Totally 200 Students participated and fabricated 15 Aerobic composters as a part of “Do it yourself “
Dr G Ravi, Principal , Dr G S Suresh, Dean (Academic Affairs), Dr T N Sridhar , Controller of Examinations, Dr B N Yuvaraju, TEQIP Coordinator, Dr Yogesh K K programme Coordinator were present. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr R Chidanandappa Asst.Professor Dept. EEE, Coordinator of the workshop.