The Electrical Engineering Department organized an industrial visit for the Second year students to Pawana Hydro Electric Power Station. All the third semester Electrical Engineering students along with Prof. Pranita Chavan, Prof. Aamir Shaikh and Mr. Pradeep Shinde visited to premises with an interest of linking the theoretical knowledge with the practical aspects of hydro electric power plant. The Plant Members charge of production received us at the entrance and gave a brief introduction about Power generating System Principle and working. This Industrial visit was very informative and interesting as it gave an opportunity to students to familiarize with the different equipments of power plant and applications. The visit facilitated a short overview over the control room Reservoir, Dam, Spillways, Forebay, Surge tank, Penstock, Turbines, Powerhouse, Tail races and various Site Selection aspects. The industrial visit was helpful in upgrading the practical knowledge of students by understanding the layout of different systems of Power Plant and also benefited them to translate their theoretical knowledge with practical concepts. Head of the Department Prof. Pranita Chavan, Co-ordinater Prof. Aamir Shaikh and Lab-Technician Mr. Pradeep Shinde Sir were the key functional persons for the smooth functioning and success of this Industrial Visit.
Prof. Aamir Shaikh