Report of DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy-2018
The Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee organizes two days DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy during July 6-7, 2018. The objective of the workshop is to bring people of all four centers of bioenergy created by DBT, Govt. of India on a common platform for exchanging of ideas, issues related to commercial success of bioenergy sector in India. It was attended by many respected academicians like, Dr. Sangita M. Kasture, Scientist, DBT, Prof. M. S. Ananth, Chairman SAC, Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary, DBT, Dr. Anjan Ray, Director, IIP dehardun, Shri Rajnath Ram, Joint Advisor, NITI Aayog, Prof. P. Wangikar, coordinator, DBT-Pan IIT center, Prof A.M. Lali, Coordinator ICT Mumbai, Dr. S. K Puri, coordinator DBT-IOC centre, Dr. Shams Yazdani, coordinator DBT-ICGEB centre etc. The workshop will help to increase awareness in the policy makers about the challenges faced by the investors from industry for commercial scale up of advanced bioenergy projects. The ultimate outcome of this national event will be more and more collaboration and cooperation among the scientists and industries for speeding up commercialization of biofuel production through latest and advanced R&D.