GUWAHATI: The future of Northeast lies in the development of renewable energy. The power generating system can be changed and brought into more sustainable and renewable form of energy in the region. The region will be economically beneficiary and also can easily overcome the power supply deficit. said Hemant Lamba, Chairperson of Ashden India Collective and recipient of prestigious Green Oskar award for his work on distribution of reliable and cheap solar devices in 12 Indian States while addressing the gathering attended by dignitaries from various government agencies, institutions , faculty members of the organization and aspiring students of the institute on the monthly programme Manthan organized by Northeast Institute of Advanced Studies at Vivekananda Kendra in the city.
Lamba, the award winner and the keynote speaker expressed his appreciation and congratulated the founder -Director of Northeast IAS, Keshav C Das for his initiative on the inspiring Mission 100 programme of creating civil services from the region of Northeast. He also interacted with the students with questions placed by them on energy which is also a part of UPSC syllabus in General Studies and Indian Economy. The U CHANGE mantra everyone needs in the country to bring up development in any sector was stated by him while interacting with them.
Chief Guest of the event Himangshu Shekhar Das,IAS (Retd.), Chief Information Commissioner, Government of Assam, highlighted as how the administration must take a wide step to develop this region with such brilliant concepts in the power sector, as this sector is being one of the countrys leader in rising countrys economy. He has also emphasized on proper production and distribution of power in the region so that it will facilitate the region with better and effectivepower supply and generation.
Sankar Ray, Director, NE-IAS said that Manthan programme of the Institute is being organized every month with different issues to inculcate the trade of civil services among the aspirants and the that a strong leader can develop strong bureaucracy which collectively can serve the society with proper understanding in the areas like energy, food security, communication, media etc. with a clear and broad picture to develop a eco-system to serve. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by Shri Aashay Kumar Puarandare, Senior Faculty.
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