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International Workshop on Energy Challenges in J&K State

Taking forward its mission of building the technical ingenuity of state, the department of geology and geophysics , University of Kashmir, University of Jammu and University College London is holding a 3-Day workshop on "Energy Challenges in J&K state: a case for the Energy Research Institute" from 20-22nd May, 2009 at the University of Kashmir. Dr. Shakil A. Romshoo , Dept. of Geology and Geophysics organizer of the international workshop said that the main objective of the 3 day international workshop is to discuss the challenges in the exploitation and development of energy resources in the state including the hydropower . Dr Romshoo added that the international conference is being attended by a score of foreign experts from USA, UK, Italy, Australia and a number of other national experts. The workshop shall provide a unique opportunity to academia, GO’s, NGO’s and civil society to discuss the challenges, concerns and environmental issues related to all forms of ren…

JU to launch Energy Efficiency Campaign for Kashmiri children

Kashmir children to get a feel of global warming, energy efficiency
In a major event, first of its kind in Kashmir valley, the University of Jammu in collaboration with Maghreb Petroleum Research Group, University College London, Department of Education, Jammu and Kashmir government and S.P. College Srinagar is organizing Eni Children’s Education Programme on “Petroleum Geology, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency Campaign” on Tuesday, 19th May 2009 at Srinagar.
This one-day workshop which is scheduled to held at S. P College Srinagar on Tuesday, would be attended by over 200 school children from Baramulla, Kupwara, Anantnag, Pulwama and all other districts of Kashmir valley and accompanying teachers from various schools. Acclaimed scientists and researchers from all over the world are also converging in Srinagar for the event.
Professor Varun Sahni, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu who himself is an internationally acclaimed defense analyst would inaugurate the workshop at S. P. Co…