The post graduate department of Physics organized “Workshop on Energy and Eco Friendly LED light bulb assembling in connection with the National Science Day with the sponsorship of Kerala State council for Science, Technology and environment and the support of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India on 20th February. Dr. Suresh Nair, Chief Technology Officer Nest group inaugurated the workshop and addressed the students. The talk was successful in elucidating the importance of this technological workshop and in inculcating an interest in new trends taking place in the energy efficient lighting systems.
Dr. S Sankararaman, Associate Professor, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha delivered a talk on the basics of LED. He presented an energy audit report to make the students aware of the need for replacement of the conventional lighting by eco friendly and energy efficient LED Bulb. The technical session started with the very basic technique of use of soldering iron, specification of various components used in the assembling etc. This session helped the students to understand the basic procedure of assembling components like capacitor and resistor for making various kinds of LED lights. Students were provided with a kit containing a soldering iron and 2 LED light bulbs of 7 Watts and 9 Watts. The bulbs provided were unassembled. Under the supervision of the Resource Person, the students assembled the bulbs.