21st century engineering all about environmental and social sustaibility'
From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, Dec 24: AK Jha, CMD, NTPC, the largest power utility of the country addressed the 30th Indian Engineering Congress (IEC) in Guwahati recently. This was informed by the Assistant Mager, Public Relation Priyanka Bhuyan.
Delivering the 5th Prof. CS Jha Memorial Lecture, Jha said that 21st century engineering would be about environmental and social sustaibility of the planet and its people. As India embarks on higher trajectory of economic growth through major policy initiatives like ‘Make-in-India’, the prime responsibility for ebling the country to make this massive leap lies with the engineering fraternity. The challenge before power sector is to deploy advance technologies with the objective of reducing carbon intensity and at the same time provide power at competitive rates.
Jha stated the theme of the congress was ‘21st Century Engineering- Make in India Pathway’ for the country to become preferred source for world-class processes, products and services. The three-day event was organized by Institution of Engineers (IEI), the largest multi-discipliry body of engineers.