PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh signed an MoU  with TATA Power Delhi Distribution Limited on 9.11.2016 to set up a Center of Chandigarh Smart Grid Project, which is one of a kind and the first kind in the city.

Inauguration of Centre of Chandigarh Smart Grid Project

Sh. Parimal Rai, Advisor to Administrator, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO TPDDL and Mr. Manish Dhariwal, Executive Engineer, UHBVN, Prof O. S. Sehgal, Former Principal, PEC and Prof Manoj K. Arora, Director, PEC and Prof. K K Gogna, Dean Alumni Affairs were present for the occasion.

The event began with recital of the PEC Anthem. Sh. Parimal Rai addressed the audience and elucidated the importance of Smart Grid Project. He stressed on the need to revamp the basic infrastructure by availing modern technology. Mr. Praveer Sinha rose to the occasion and provided unique ideas on the digitization of technology and the utility of incorporating advanced technology in day-to-day life. Mr. Manish Dhariwal talked about different smart projects being set-up in Panipat and other parts of India, and the estimated quantum of funding in this project, which is in a figure of a hundred crores.

This was followed by Director’s address, Prof. Manoj K Arora, who discussed the importance of an integrated development of industry, government and academia and making PEC a test-bed for technological development via the Gaia Smart City Project as well as with the help of diverse range of other projects.

The MoU between PEC University of Technology and TPDDL was then signed, concretizing the meet. The event was a highly successful affair and gave all in attendance an overview of the digital future of tricity.