Electrochemical energy plays a key role: Satish Reddy

Visakhapatnam: The Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri Dr Satish Reddy said that: electrochemical energy plays a crucial role in the development of electric vehicles and thus in the development of the economy of the country. He said there have been many changes in the field of batteries over the past decade.
Speech at the meeting at the opening of the two-day national seminar on Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage (ECOS-2022) hosted by the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory here on Wednesday, Satish Reddy said the seminar is the most appropriate initiative toward Niti Ayogi‘s recommendations for the use of battery technologies in both defense and civilian applications. He welcomed the gathering of academics, researchers and industrial partners on a single platform to nurture knowledge about the development of advanced batteries.
NSTL is organizing a seminar to highlight the current and futuristic requirements for the design and development of various types of electrochemical energy storage and power sources to meet the current demand for environmentally friendly energy sources.
Satish Reddy opened the seminar in the presence of Dr. BhVS Narayana Murthy, Director General (Naval Systems and Materials) and Director General (Missile and Strategic Systems), Dr. Y Sreenivas Rao, Outstanding Scientist and Director NSTL, and Dr. A Srinivas Kumar, Outstanding Scientist and Convenor ECoS-2022.
NSTL director Dr. Sreenivas Rao said 200 delegates from industry partners, research institutions and academia and officials of the Indian Navy will attend the event, which will be organized over seven technical sessions with an exclusive session for the industries. To accommodate both military and civilian applications, this national seminar is organized for the DG(MSS) and DG(NS and M) Dr. Narayana Murthy said the high-energy batteries play a vital role in the development of missiles, torpedoes and autonomous underwater vehicles. Due to the efficient use of these batteries, electric vehicles are also becoming increasingly popular.
KSC Iyer, Director General Naval Armaments, Integrated Headquarters (Navy), New Delhi, senior scientists PVS Ganesh Kumar, Dr. BVSS Krishna Kumar, Dr. Manu Korulla, R Srihari, Dr. Abraham Varughese and other scientists, in addition to officers and staff of NSTL participated.

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