The Bag Energy Research Society


Dedication of SOLARIS 2017

Padmashri Professor Sodha

Our respected teacher and guru ji

Padmashri Professor M.S. Sodha, FNA

on his 85th birthday (February 08, 2017)


Invitation for Abstract Submission for SOLARIS - 2017

Dates: February 7-9, 2017 | Venue: BHU, Varanasi

Dear Colleagues,
I have pleasure to inform you that BAG energy research society (BERS) in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and Centre for Energy and Resources Development (CERD), IIT BHU, Varanasi (U.P.), is organizing “SOLARIS 2017” a national conference on Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Climate during 7-9 February 2017 at BHU, Varanasi. The details of conference can be found in attached leaflet. On this occasion we are going to honor Prof. M. S. Sodha, our dedicated teacher, on his 85th birthday during the conference. Prof. Sodha is also chief patron of BAG ENERGY RESEARCH SOCIETY (BERS 2007), a non-government organization (NGO) established in the year 2007( for energy education in rural area in India.
Further I request you to encourage your students and friends to submit a research paper for the above said conference in research area of renewable energy sources for sustainable climate. The focus areas of conference are Renewable energy resources, Solar radiation modeling and day lighting, Solar thermal collectors, Solar distillation, Solar dryers, Photovoltaic (PV) systems, Photovoltaic thermal (PVT) systems, Building integrated PVT systems, Climate change, Life cycle cost analysis of renewable energy sources.
Please forward this mail among your friends/colleagues as maximum as possible to make the celebration of our teacher more successful. Hope to see you in Varanasi during the SOARIS 2017.

Note: Kindly submit the abstracts on following emails and keep in touch at these email addresses for updates

Lovedeep Sahota

With warm regards Yours sincerely

Organizing Secretary

T.S. Bhatti
Organizing Chairman

A.S.K. Sinha

National Steering Committee Members

Chief Patron: Padmashree Prof. M.S.Sodha, FNA

• A.D. Rao, CAS, IIT Delhi
• A.K. Gwal, Bhopal
• A.K. Singh, Gurgaon
• A.K. Tiwari, NIT, Raipur
• Ajit Kumar, NEFTEM, New Delhi
• Akhilesh Gupta, DST, New Delhi
• A. Mani, IIT Madras
• Alok Srivastava, USA
• Anshumali, IIT Dhanbad
• Arvind Tiwari, Qasim University, Saudi Arabia
• Bikas Sarkar, ICAR, Patna
• B.K Kala, Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
• B.N. Dwevedi, IIT BHU, Varanasi
• D.N. Singh, G. Noida
• Emran Khan, JMI, New Delhi
• G. Singh, Shardha University, Gr. Noida
• G.S. Sandhu, Venkateshwara University, Gr. Noida
• Irfan Anwar, ISSR, Lucknow (UP)
• Jamil Ahmed, AMU, Aligarh

• J. A. Usmani, JMI, New Delhi
• J. Rai, Invertis University, Bareilly
• J.K. Nayak, IIT Bombay
• K.S.Reddy, IIT Madras
• M.K. Ghosal, OAU, Bhuvneswar
• O.P. Chauraisa, NIT, Patna
• O.S. Sastry, International Solar Alliance (ISA), NISE, New Delhi
• Prabhakant, New Delhi
• Rajeev K. Mishra, New Delhi
• Sanjay Bajpai, DST
• S.C. Solanki, Ujjain
• S.K. Singh, MNRE, New Delhi
• S.P. Singh, DAVV, Indoor (MP)
• S.Shanmugam, NIT Tiruchirappalli
• Sravanthi Choragudi, NIAS, IISc Bangalore
• Swapnil Dubey, Singapore
• V.K. Dwivedi, Greater Noida
• V.K. Jain, Doon University, Dehradun
• V.K. Kaul,CEL, Sahibabad
• Y.P. Yadav, NIT, Jamsedpur, Jharkhand

Organizing Committee Members

Chairman: Prof. T.S. Bhatti, C.E.S., IIT Delhi
Vice-Chairman: Prof. A.S.K. Sinha, C.E.R.D., IIT BHU, Varanasi (U.P.)
Organizing Secretary: Prof. G. N. Tiwari, Bag Energy Research Society and JMI, New Delhi
Convener: Rajeev Kumar Mishra (SRM University, Ghaziabad)


Islam Nawaz
P. Barnwal
Ravi P. Agrahari
M. Din
Rajesh Tripathi

Sanjay Agrawal
M. K. Gaur
R. D. Singh
Sujata Nayak


Prof. G.N. Tiwari
M: 9968344488

Dr. Emran Khan
M: 9868629413

Dr. V.K. Dwivedi
M: 8800896013


Ms. Neha Dimri
M: 9711426878

Ms. Sugandha Singh
M: 9761779939

Transportation, Boarding/Lodging & Catering

Mr. Abhishek Singh
M: 7052600200

Mr. Niranjan Mishra
M: 7317577778


Dr. Rajeev Kumar Mishra
M: 9717720464

Mr. Vivek Tomar
M: 9953687084

Mr. Shyam
M: 9953395144

Technical Session

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Mishra
M: 9717720464

Mr. Madhu Sudan
M: 9990061421

Mr. Lovedeep Sahota
M: 8375054579


Prof. G.N. Tiwari
M: 9968344488

Mr. Shyam
M: 9953395144

Ms. Neha Dimri
M: 9711426878

Sponsors & Donors


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Delhi

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India

Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

Bag Energy Research Society (BERS), Varanasi

Centre for Energy and Resources Development, IIT BHU, Varanasi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT D), New Delhi

GTWG Project (RP02953), Sponsored by DST


AISECT University, Bhopal

GEPDEC Infratech Limited

Invertis University, Bareilly

Guests of Honor

• Prof. S.N. Thakur
• Prof. Yashwant Singh
• Prof. A.K. Gwal
• Dr. D.N. Singh
• Prof. A.S.K. Sinha
• Prof. V.K. Srivastava

Invited Speakers

• Dr. Arvind Tiwari
• Dr. Deepali Atheaya
• Prof. Jamil Ahmad
• Prof. K. S. Reddy
• Prof. M.K. Ghosal
• Prof. Om Prakash Chaurasia
• Prof. P.K. Mishra
• Dr. Rahul Dev
• Dr. Sheela K. Ramasesha
• Dr. Vamsi K. Komarala
• Mr. Vivek Tomar


Dear Sir/Madam,
Greetings of the day!
I am writing this mail on behalf of Professor G.N. Tiwari on the abovementioned subject. In this regard, we are pleased to inform you that we now have Centre for Energy and Resources Development (CERD), IIT BHU, Varanasi (U.P.) as one of the collaborators for SOLARIS - 2017.
We request you to submit the abstract for research paper publication by November 30, 2016.
Please find attached the call for abstract submission by Prof. G.N. Tiwari, Organizing Secretary, SOLARIS - 2017.
Thank You.
Neha Dimri
Research Scholar,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),
Delhi, India


Instructions on Paper Submission and Registration Fee

Dear Sir/Madam,
Greetings of the day!
I would like to inform you that the last date of paper submission in SOLARIS 2017 is 15-01-2017. The template of full paper to be submitted is attached in the e-mail. Kindly send the full paper along with the payment slip of the conference fee before 15-01-2017.

Please note the bank account details for registration fee (Rs. 5000/-) submission:

                Account Name :BAG ENERGY RESEARCH SOCIETY 
                 Account Number : 00000030191233828 
                 Bank Name: State Bank of India
                 Branch : IIT DELHI 
                 IFS Code : SBIN0001077
                 MICR Code : 110002156

Please note that: 
1. Only one of the authors can present the paper in the conference.
2. Certificate will be given to the author who has presented paper in conference.
3. Registration fee required for each paper (if same author has submitted more than one paper, He has to deposit fee for each paper).
4. If more than one or all the authors want to attend the conference and want the certificate for paper presentation, every author is required to pay the fee.
5. Participants are free to book their accommodation by themselves. However, we can provide the accommodation if we receive substantial number of requests for accommodation. We kindly request you to please inform us before 15-01-2017 whether you need the accommodation.
6. Lunch and snack will be provided by us.
7. We will provide the transport facility from accommodation place (if provided) to the conference venue (IIT, BHU).
You can drop a mail for any query regarding the conference. We very much look forward to see you in IIT BHU in SOLARIS 2017 (07-09 February 2017).  

Thank you and Best Regards
Lovedeep Sahota
Research Scholar
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Hauz Khas-110016

M: +91 837 50 545 79 | +91 705 40 147 75

Prof. Gopal Tripathi Auditorium,

Department of Chemical Engineering,
(Opposite Swatantrata Bhawan)
IIT BHU, Varanasi (UP) - 221005


Accommodation for Participants of SOLARIS 2017

Name Accommodation Allotted Accommodation Details
• Prof. K.S. Reddy, IIT Madras
• Dr. D.N. Singh, , Indosolar Ltd, Greater Noida / Prof. Vamsi K. Komarala IIT Delhi
• Prof. M.K. Ghosal, OUAT Bhubaneswar / Prof. O.P. Chaurasia, NIT Patna
• Dr. Sheela K. Ramasesha, IISc Bangalore
• Prof. Vinod B. Tungikar, SGGSIE&T Nanded
• Prof. B. Sarkar, ICAR campus Patna/ Vineet Saini, DST
Guest House, IIT BHU
• Prof. V.K. Dwivedi / Amit Tripathi, G. Noida
• D.B. Singh /Prof. J.K. Yadav, G. Noida
NTPC Transit Camp
• Prof. Islam Nawaz + 1 (JMI)
• Dr. Ruby Beniwal and Ms. Shweta Shukla
• Prof. S.I. Anwar / R.D. Singh, IISR, Lucknow
• Mr. Khwaja Faiz Ahmed / Dr. A.G. Matani
• Prof. Jamil Ahmad, AMU / Mr. Ankush H. Umbarkar
• Prof. G.N. Tiwari, BERS and Prof. S.K. Dubey
Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (IIVR)
• Mr. Lovedeep Sahota
• Mr. Vivek Tomar
• Mr. Firehun Taffesse
• Mr. Madhu sudan
• Mr. Piyush Prashar
• Mr. Krishna Singh
208, Sodha Bers Complex (SBC)
• Ms. Neha Dimri
• Ms. Neha Gupta, Ms. Poonam Joshi
• Ms. Sugandha Singh
• Ms. Heena Fatima Ali
• Ms. Namrata Agrahari
• Ms. Rashmi Malik
• Ms. Sapna Mudgal
308, Sodha Bers Complex (SBC)
• Mr. Lakhmichand
• Mr. Abhishek Tiwari
Sodha Bers Complex (SBC)
• Prof. G.N. Tiwari
• Prof. Sanjay Agrawal
Samay Appartment
• Prof. A.K. Gwal + 1
• Mr. Rohit Tripathi and Mr. Sumit Tiwari
• Mr. Y.P. Sharma + 1
• Mr. Pasi + 1
• Mr. Ramdas B. Patthe and Mr. Deepak C. Sonawane
• Mr. Aravindhan. S and Mr. G. S. Chaitanya Prasad
• Dr. Brijesh Gupta, Kanpur
• Prof. T.S. Bhatti
• Prof. G.N. Tiwari
Marwari Sewa Sadan
• Mr. Nishant Shukla
• Mr. Prakash Kr Sahu
• Mr. Sudhanshu Thawait
• Mr. Mayank Sharma
• Mr. Draranjay R. Mishra
• Mr. Shiv Kumar Ray
S.N. Bose Hostel Common Room, IIT BHU