As part of the Petroleum Products Conservation Month (SAKSHAM) 2021, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, jointly with the ME Dept of the College, organized a speech competition and a pencil drawing competition for students of Vidya. The third semester B Tech students of Vidya participated in the competitions. In the speech competition, Vinayak Biju (EEE Dept) won the first prize and Joshna Joshi (CSE Dept) won the second prize. In the pencil drawing competition Athul K S (ME Dept) and Ajith Jose (ME Dept) won the first and the second places respectively. The competitions were supervised by HPCL Kochi Regional Head Mr C Murali Krishna, Senior Area Sales Manager Mr Nafzad T N and Assistant Sales Manager Mr Vineeth P P. The prizes were distributed by Dr S. Swapnakumar (Prof and head, ECE Dept). The competitions were judged by Dr Deepa Mohan (Asso Prof, CE Dept), and Mr Anil Paul and Arun Lohithakshan (AP’s in ME Dept).
Saksham (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) is a campaign organised by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) to sensitize the masses about conservation and efficient use of petroleum products which will lead towards better health and environment.
This campaign is aimed at showing the way forward for making a change and enhancing the conservation capabilities of people. It helps understand the need for fuel conservation and find solutions thereof. The campaign seeks to promote effective utilization of petroleum products, something that will lead to environmental protection. Our aim is also to educate the masses on how the efficient, and optimal use of energy can protect the health and the environment.