CMD, IREDA addresses young minds at IIT Guwahati

CMD, IREDA, said that innovative ideas do not originate in air-conditioned offices but rather in the minds of students at campuses such as IIT.

CMD, IREDA addresses young minds at IIT Guwahati

New Delhi: Shri Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), delivered a keynote address at “Tech Expo” of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, today. He emphasised that with a strong foundation led by young minds, long-term sustainable economic growth driven by Aatmanirbhar Bharat is achievable.

Speaking on the theme of Tech Expo ‘Imagine Innovate Inspire’, CMD, IREDA, said that innovative ideas do not originate in air-conditioned offices but rather in the minds of students at campuses such as IIT. He encouraged students to innovate in the field of Renewable Energy for the sustainable development of the country.

Shri Das highlighted that IREDA is the only dedicated organisation that focuses solely on the development of the Renewable Energy Sector in India and is the largest "Green Financier" in the country. He further said that IREDA has been successfully offering the most competitive rate of interest for financing RE projects and acting as a trend setter for other financial institutions and banks. 

The “Tech Expo” is the flagship event of the Techno-Management festival of IIT Guwahati—"Techniche 2022". It brings together innovators from across the nation to showcase their technological and scientific concepts. CMD, IREDA, Shri Chintan Shah, Director (Technical), and other IREDA officials have also visited several stalls and interacted with young inventors at the Tech Expo.