Department of Science and Technology at Expo 2017 “Future Energy”
June 10th and September 10th , 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) showcased five working models on “Future Energy” in the India Pavilion and will focus on development of renewable energy in India with focus on solar energy. DST demonstrated five working models and posters to the VIP’s and visitors' from around the world and organized three-day training program for volunteers for promoting these models & technologies in Expo 2017. This will be an opportunity to millions of Kazakhs and thousands of foreign guests will get to know and understand India's achievements in future energy. Several leaders of the member countries toured different sections of the India pavilion and experienced the models such as “Solar sea water desalination and thermal storage units, Shallow emitter silicon solar cell and modules process technology, Surya Jyoti – Micro Solar Dome, Hybrid Solar-Biomass Power Plant and Solar Inverter” exhibited in the India pavilion. Covering around 512 square meters, it aims to share India's experience in such areas as traditional energy upgrading, new energy, environmental protection and sustainable development.
DST was represented in the exhibition by Dr. Ranjith Krishna Pai, Scientist 'D' / Principal Scientific Officer Technology Mission Division, DST. The exhibition was conceptualized and developed by a scientific team comprising of Shri Vineet Saini (Scientist 'D'), Dr. JBV Reddy (Scientist 'D') and Dr. Ranjith Krishna Pai (Nodal DST Officer coordinating Astana Exhibition)