Among the religious institutions, Shantikunj was awarded in the field of Energy Savings on 29 th April at Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi, in a day-long workshop held on “Concentrating Solar Technologies and Solar Cookers”. The program was organized by the Ministry of Energy and coal. In the workshop, Shantikunj was prominently chosen to effectively use the system of CST. Hon’ble Minister, Shri Piyush Goyal, addressing the day-long workshop said that if an institution joins 8 other institutions and an individual joins 8 other individuals to this awareness campaign then in a short span of time India would step ahead in the field of Energy Savings. During the program, among the 5 religious institutions, the Solar Energy system of Shantikunj was very well received.
To receive this honor on the behalf of Shantikunj, Shri Sudhir Shripad reached New Delhi. He shared the experience of our institution with other institutions. As a token of message on the occasion of receiving the award, Dr. Pranav Pandya said that in the coming days, along with Shantikunj, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya would also play an important role in the field of Solar Energy. Among those who were present on the occasion were Dr. Upendra Tiwari, the Secretary of Energy and Coal Ministry, Shri Tarun Kapoor and Shri Goswami.