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Virtual Conference on South Asian Appropriate Technology Innovations in Energy (Sukatha Adhiveshn)

Welcome to Sukatha Adhiveshn2020, this will take places 19 December 2020. Sukatha Adhiveshn2020 is a special conference that is intended to highlight South Asian Appropriate Technology Innovations in Energy.In the post pandemic era we in south Asia need to decouple from reliance on western innovations but foster regionally developed sustainable innovations. This is a platform for regional innovators especially young innovators to tell their stories of innovations serving the rural communities of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The contributions will highlight innovations that has the potential to uplift the population of the region. The conference  is hosted by Hanum Health Development Foundation working for the past twenty years for uplifting the lives of the impoverished, women and youth.  For more information on Hanum Health Development Foundation please visit LINK here.

The topics are below but not limited to;

  • Biomass to Energy
  • Renewable Energy Thermal
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Industry and Agriculture
  • Energy Sustainable Architecture

I hope that you will find the conference suitable and most appropriate for dissemination of knowledge and explore networking opportunity. Please note that participation in the proposed event is completely free of cost and no fees will be levied upon authors or presenters. After peer review conference papers will be published in a special issue of  International Journal of Energy Technology, For more information Visit VSI- Sukatha – South Asia Appropriate Technology Innovations in Energy (Editors- Nadim Reza Khandaker, Tshewang Lhendup, Bivek Baral, Sehba Saleem).
I welcome you all to participate in the conference. See you online!!!





Conference Chair
Dr. Nadim Khandaker, P.Eng., Hanum Health Development Foundation, Bangladesh





Conference Country Ambassador and Technical Advisor from Bhutan
Dr. Tshewang Lhendup





Conference Country Ambassador and Technical Advisor from Nepal
Dr. Bivek Baral






Conference Country Ambassador and Technical Advisor from India
Ms. Sehba Saleem (Practicing Architect)






Conference Country Ambassador and Technical Advisor from Oman
Dr. Shirin Shafiei Ebrahimi





Conference Country Ambassador and Humanitarian Engineering  Advisor from Bangladesh 
Mr. Sajid Iqbal (British Queen’s Young Leaders Award Winner 2017)






Conference communication advisor
Ms. Sarika Iqbal


Conference Report

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