Chemistry Department organized a 2-days Workshop on “Innovative Technologies for Water Detoxification” during January 14-15, 2013 in association with ‘Intellectuals Society for Socio- Techno Welfare’ (ISST) at MRCE Faridabad. This was the first program which was organized under the banner of MRCE Extension Program. The workshop was sponsored by Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The main objective of the workshop was to provide a platform for sharing and discussing the simple and cost effective technologies for removal of heavy toxic metals such as Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Chromium etc from Industrial effluents and Ground water.
The main thrust of the workshop was to impart practical exposure to the participants about the preparation of nano particles, their impregnation on Granular Activated Carbon, their adsorption, isotherm and kinetic studies. In all about eight experiments were demonstrated and then participants enthusiastically performed themselves. The response of the participants about the workshop was overwhelming and they appreciated the knowledge and expertise shared by the speakers and especially the Course Coordinators.
30 Faculty Members/Researchers from different Engineering Colleges/ Universities / Organisations such as MVN Univ, Gautam Budha Univ, J.S.S.A.T.E, Noida, K.L.Mehta Women’s College, Faridabad, Janta College, Etawa, KIET, ABES and VIET, Ghaziabad and Indian Oil Corporation attended the workshop.