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Experts suggest oil exploration policy, Energy Research Institute in J&K

On the first day of the three day international workshop, scientists and experts today started deliberating the energy scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. 
The workshop, “Energy Challenges in Jammu and Kashmir state: A case study for the Energy Research Institute” is organized jointly by University of Kashmir, University of Jammu and Maghreb Petroleum Research Group, University College London at University of Kashmir and it started today with Governor, Mr. N. N. Vohra inaugurating it in the morning. 
The workshop has drawn delegates from USA, UK, Italy and Australia and international organizations like ENI, Italy, Utah University, USA, University College, London besides national organizations like Central Water Commission, Geological Survey of India etc. 
In the two sessions conducted today, experts discussed areas like petroleum exploration in J&K, promotion of new and renewable energy in the state, energy options and environmental concerns in the state, etc. History of hydro power, hyd…