Women’s Day Celebration 

LED bulb Making Workshop and Awareness Class

LED lamp assembly training, Awareness Class on COVID-19, Awareness Class on Energy conservation for  PDS(Peermade Development Society)-Swayam Sahaya Sangham of Women as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.

Description

Volunteers of Industry Applications Society of MBCCET Peermade conducted an event for the PDS(Peermade Development Society)-Swayam Sahaya Sangham as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. There was a total of 25 women of the PDS Society. LED lamp assembling training was provided to the members by the volunteers of IAS. They got familiarized with LED lamp kit, its source, soldering iron, flux, lead and the other components.  Student volunteers explained the components and the process of soldering the components to the board and demonstrated the same. They were also provided Hands-on Training on the same. Volunteers explained the possibility of starting a LED assembly unit and its marketing. The PDS Society members said that they are planning to start the LED bulb manufacturing unit where the workers are the unemployed women of the locality. IEEE IAS SB Peermade extended wholehearted support for the same.

Then the volunteers explained different energy-saving methods and the importance of energy conservations. They discussed the day to day situations where energy is wasted, what can do to reduce the wastage of energy, tariffs of KSEB and the different Renewable energy projects of the government. They also discussed the need to reduce energy consumption by explaining the amount of greenhouse gases emitted while energy production and the changing climate of Peermade. They also circulated different leaflets explaining energy conservation act and energy-saving techniques.

The next session was the awareness class on COVID-19. The volunteers explained the standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs, avoiding close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing etc. They also discussed common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.