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ANGAN’- A three-day international Conference on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector begins

Newdelhi:10/9/19:An international conference ANGAN (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat) focussed on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector began here today. The Conference is being organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Government of India in collaboration with GIZ under the Indo German Technical Cooperation.Shri Raj Pal, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Power and Shri Abhay Bakre, DG, BEE inaugurated the Conference in the presence of eminent experts in the field.

Speakers, Delegates, Experts and Policy Makers across 16 countries are participating in this three-day event. The participants from Central and State local authorities as well as Technology providers and Experts, practicing Architects and University Students have also been invited.The Experts will be discussing various alternative options and technologies in the field of design and construction of energy efficient Commercial as well as Residential Buildings and will suggest the effective ways in implementing the same through policies and programmes.  It is estimated that an investment of Rs. 2000 billion in Building energy efficiency activities would lead to a cumulative savings of 388 Billion units of electricity for the next ten years with payback of about 2 years.

Eminent speakers and dignitaries like Dr Ajay Mathur (Director General, The Energy and Research Institute), Mr SonamWangchuk (Founder- Director, SELCMOL), Prof.Deo Prasad (CI & CEO CRCLCL, Sydney) and others from different parts of the world, gathered to debate, discuss and deliberate on the aspects of sustainability in the context of inclusiveness, international cooperation and education. Stakeholders from the energy efficiency sector also showcased technologies in the area of insulation, AAC block, Glass window, Fenestration shooting etc. for energy efficiency in buildings through many parallel sessions were also organised on 18 thematic tracks as part of agenda of ANGAN event.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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