Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that is observed for discovering wind, its power and possibilities it holds to change the world. Globe Wind day is a day when students visit wind farms, meet experts and find out everything about wind energy. To mark the occasion, Global Wind Energy Day was celebrated by WWF-Chennai along with Centre for Wind Energy(C-WET), Chennai recently at C-WET. Painting, Elocution Competitions on “Wind Energy – the need of the Hour” were conducted for 125 NGC students from Chennai and Kanchipuram Districts.
The event was inaugurated by Dr.S.Gomathinayagam, Executive Director, C-WET in the presence of Mr.S.Saravanan Sr.Education Officer,WWF-India and G.Thangaraj, District Coordinator, National Green Corps(NGC). After the competitions Dr.H.Malleshappa, Director, DOE distributed the prizes to the winners and appreciated their performances. Dr.P.Kanagacel, Scientist, C-WET presented a PPT on Wind Energy and interacted with the students. WWF-India made all arrangements and hospitality for the function.