Odisha Energy Conservation Award – 2015 to NIST
National Institute of Science and Technology has been conferred the Best Performance Award in the Odisha Energy Conservation Awards 2015. Prof. Bhawani Shankar Pattanaik and Prof. Bhagabati Prasad Pattanaik from NIST received the award during the Energy Conservation Day Celebration at Jaydev Bhavan, Bhubaneswar on 14th December 2015. The award was received from Shri Pranab Prakash Dash, Minister, Energy & IT and Shri Sanjay Das Burma, Minister, Food Supply & Consumer Affairs, Govt. of Odisha. The programme was also attended by Shri Rajesh Verma, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Energy, Odisha and Shri S. S. Pati, Engineer-In-Chief, Department of Energy. NIST grabs this award for the effective use of Renewable Energy in its campus at Palur Hills, Berhampur.