Capacity Building Training Programe organized at Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar, Feb 12, 2018 (NIRPAKH AWAAZ): Guru Nanak Dev University organized a One day Capacity Building Training Programe on Punjab ECBC ( Energy Conservation Buildings Codes) here today in the Seminar hall of Department of Architecture. This programme was organized by the Department of Architecture and Bhai Lalo Construction Department of the University in collaboration with Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) & Design2Occupancy Services LLP (D2O). A large number of architects, engineers, planners, building professionals, students and faculty were present.
Prof. S.S. Behl, Dean Student’s Welfare was the chief guest. He said that these programmes need to be organized more and more in order to create awareness. Sh. Raminder Singh from PEDA introduced about the Punjab ECBC Awareness Programme while Akshay Kumar Gupta, ECBC Master Trainer talked about Punjab ECBC Scope and Administration; Interior & Exterior Lighting and Building Envelop and Introduction to Building Physics on this occasion. Ms Meenakshi Singhal, Head, Department of Architecture welcomed the guests and others. Er. H.S. Tinna, Incharge, Bhai Lalo Construction Department presented the Vote of Thanks.
The objective of the training programme was to spread awareness and build capacities of our building professionals as regards the various energy conservation approaches to be adopted in building and to prepare a team of committed Professionals for the smooth facilitation and effective implementation of Punjab ECBC in the state.
Ms Meenakshi Singhal stressed that energy conservation is a mammoth challenge facing the world at the moment. The pressure on energy demand has increased manifold in the present times as a consequence of the much escalated building activity; and therefore, the building professionals are hard-pressed to respond to the menace of growing energy crisis. She said “Each one of us can make a difference, but together we can make a change”.
Ms Priyanka Sharma. Councellor; Sh. Karamjit Singh Khaira Engg-in-Chief, PSPCL; Gurnam Singh Lehri, P.A. to Mayor; S. Jasbir Singh Sandhu; S. Parduman Singh; Sh. Raminder Singh, Sh. Money Khanna, Shivam Gaur, Ar. K.S. Chahal were also present on this occasion.