Renewable Energy EmPOWERing youth

Renewable Energy EmPOWERing youth

The developing countries are poised to be the precious solar and biomass mines of the renewable energy that will be increasingly sought by the developed countries. The history will repeat , except that instead of exploring for for spices now the developed country explorers will seek solar energy. Renewable energy will account for the majority of worldwide power capacity growth over the next 15 years. Investment for power generation   infrastructure is migrating from the developed economies in the North to the developing economies, in political known as "global south" and from digging underground like for fossil fuels to flapping in the skies and riding on the oceans. A message that I gave in my speech to engineering and research students from Sahakar Maharshi Shankarrao Mohite Patil Institute of Technology and Research was: “ Renewable energy will empower youth in the developing and emerging economies like India. India has the potential to become important country...
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The Oldest Civilisation with the Youngest Population

INDIA’S ASSETS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE WORLD (Invited  article that appeared with its translation in Marathi in the special issue of " Vanarai " published on the occassion of its 25th Anniversary in 2011. Vanarai is NGO founded by Dr. Mohan Dharia , Former Minister of Commerce of India and Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, India ) Every one, when young,  plays with the ball. We throw it, kick it, bounce it, and catch it. Later in the life we do the same, but with another enormous ball called “the Earth”. We play with the Earth. That Earth  is presently bruised, worn-out and deflated  but  we continue  throwing it and kicking it. Many of us even neglect that ball  like a dust bean kept in the corner. In our quest to so called 'prosperity' , we do not recognize the urgent need to care for this wonderful ball-our only home in...
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