India, 14th November 2019: On the occasion of Children’s Day, Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, organized a ‘Sit & Draw’ competition at The Heritage School, Kolkata. The competition was organized with an aim to increase awareness on Climate Change amongst school children and the theme of the same was ‘Keep it Co2ol: Solar as a Solution for Climate Change’.
Nearly 2000 students of The Heritage School took part in the competition. Dr. SP Gon Chaudhuri, a solar expert, industry stalwart graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr. Samarendra Kumar, Director, National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Mr. Debabrata Hazra, renowned painter and photographer were judges for the competition.
Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD, and CEO of Vikram Solar said, “We have always believed that besides contributing to the solar dream of the nation and the world, we need to educate and inform the young generation regarding the importance of green energy. This ‘Sit & Draw’ event was another step towards preparing them to lead the future. I am glad that the students enjoyed the event and showed such an evolved understanding of the climate issues we are facing.”
He further added, “The response we received from the students and the parents, have motivated us to continue to shoulder such efforts in future.”
Mrs. Seema Sapru, Principal, The Heritage School said “Children took this competition very seriously and were extremely enthusiastic about the same. The focus was on showcasing both art and science through the paintings, and we saw some very innovative concepts being presented.”
About Vikram Solar Limited:
Vikram Solar Limited (formerly known as Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd.) is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in efficient PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. With an international presence in 6 continents, the Company is an active contributor in shaping the solar revolution across continents. Carrying forward the extensive manufacturing experience of the Vikram Group, Vikram Solar, since 2006, is building on a 4-decade-old success story.
Vikram Solar’s annual PV module production capacity stands at 1.1 GW. The Company’s products comply with the international standards of quality, reliability, and performance. As a fully forward- integrated Solar EPC solutions provider, Vikram Solar deploys world-class technology to design, install and commission solar projects worldwide.