The Ambassador at the Royal Danish Embassy and The Secretary from the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India were present at the grand award ceremony.
KL Deemed to be University, one of the prominent universities in the country for graduation and higher education, has declared that it has been honored with National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2022,”by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
KL Deemed-to-be University towers as the only educational institute in India to receive this honor. The award was granted to the institute for its outstanding strides in optimizing energy use through the KL campuses. The University was awarded for Energy Efficient Unit under the building sector category.
The framework for the award covered various parameters that included energy conservation best practices, reduction in carbon emissions, use of renewable sources towards self-sustainability, and the implementation of innovative solutions towards this purpose. 457 companies have participated in 15 sectors for the prestigious recognition, KL Deemed to be University was recognized for its innovative projects aimed at conservation.
KL Deemed to be University emerged exemplary after meticulous evaluation and in model recognition of its initiatives towards energy conservation. Some of these initiatives include the replacement of conventional lights with LED lighting, replacement of conventional ceiling fans with energy efficient BLDC fans, establishment of 300+ daylight sensors and motion sensors, roof top solar power plant among many others.
On receiving the prestigious recognition, Dr. G. Pardha Saradhi Varma, Vice Chancellor, KL Deemed-to- be University said, “We take immense pride in our strides towards effectual energy management at KL deemed-to-be University.
Across our campuses in the 2 states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, we are committed to the use of sustainable sourced energy to promote a culture of conservation. The importance of energy conservation is further amplified today, as we recognize the colossal implications on climate change and pollution attributed to energy production and consumption. As we tread on the brink of depleting our fossil fuels, it is crucial for every individual, corporate and educational entity to pledge their support to conservation and energy minimalism.”
Among the dignitaries who graced the year’s CII Energy Efficiency Summit 2022 included, H.E. Freddy Svane, Ambassador at the Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi, Mr. Rakesh K Rai, Secretary, BEE, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. Mr. K S Venkatagiri, Executive Director – IGBC and CII, and Mr. P V Kiran Anath, Deputy Executive Director, CII.
The award was received by Dr. V Rajesh, Dean P&D and Mr. SeshiReddy Daka, Associate Dean Energy Management of KL Deemed to be University at the award ceremony of the Annual Energy Efficiency Summit 2022 held in New Delhi. About KL Deemed-to-be University established in 1980 as KL College of Engineering, KL Deemed to be University brings today an academic legacy of 40+ years. It became Deemed University in 2009 and was accredited by NAAC with A++ grade and Category- I Institution by UGC, MHRD, Government of India in 2019.
It is ranked 35th in the NIRF 2021 rankings of top Universities of India. K L Deemed University is located at a spacious 100-acre campus in Vijayawada and has another world-class campus in Hyderabad. The University boasts of its partnership with 80+ foreign Universities across 16 countries providing students international exposure through internships and exchange programs.
The intellectual resource at university includes 1,200+ faculty members, out of which 600+ faculty members are Ph.D. holders. The University also celebrate an impeccable placement track record of placing students in reputative companies so far. Around 50000 of our alumni are contributing to make an impact in diverse verticals and spares across the society, nation and world.