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.