MIT wins MEDA's first prize in Energy Conservation

MIT Aurangabad, a Group of Academic and Research Institutions has won the first prize 12th State level award for excellence in energy conservation and management by the Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA). The MEDA award is conferred to the facilities and units that take extra efforts for efficient utilization and management of energy. Also efforts in conservation of energy and focus on alternative sources of energy are counted as a parameter for presenting the award.

MIT, Aurangabad has constituted ‘Energy Cell’, under guidance of Prof. Kavita Godihal, to undertake several projects and to create awareness of energy conservation among the students, faculty and society. Initiatives are also taken to offer energy security in the campus, to protect environment by reducing carbon footprints and to educate youth regarding Renewable Energy.

To conserve the electrical energy, MIT, Aurangabad has installed renewable energy sources on campus, such as 35kva Gasifier and 350kwp roof Top Solar System, which fulfilling 40% electricity need of MIT. MIT, Aurangabad has also extended Efforts in technology absorption, by using energy efficient equipments, facilitating garden watering system by solar water pumps, Corridor light system with motion sensor and implementation automatic water pumping system. This work of MIT, Aurangabad has been recognized by Maharashtra Energy Development Agency(MEDA) and awarded MIT, Aurangabad the first prize.

Result of 12th State Level EC Award 2016-17 Click here.