Global Wind Day – 2014

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June 15th 2014

Global Wind Day has been celebrated on 15th June to create awareness about the advantages and achievements of wind power. Since 2009, NIWE is celebrating the Day with various events among the School Children. To proactively reach the future kids, NIWE this year signed a MoU with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – India. On the eve of Global Wind Day, NIWE - WWF jointly engaged over 100 School Children from various parts of the State at NIWE campus and shared basic knowledge about wind and renewable energy. As part of the celebration, Drawing and Elocution competitions on Wind Energy were conducted for the children and prizes were distributed to the winners. Dr. Malleshappa, I.F.S., Director Environment, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu was the Chief Guest and delivered special address to the students and their teachers. To create awareness in a bigger level, a book “Student Guide on Renewable Energy” was prepared and released on the day with lot of information about renewable energy including games that induce children to think on the Renewable energy. The Student Guide will be translated in different languages and distributed in larger community.

Glimpse of the Celebration