Renewable Energy Centre, Mithradham, is the first fully renewable energy powered educational institution in India dedicated solely for the promotion of environment and renewable energy. The centre was established in 1996 under the Sacred Heart ( S.H.) Province, Kochi ( www.shprovince.com ) of the Carmelite of Mary Immaculate ( CMI) congregation ( www.cmi.in ) an indigenous religious congregation involved in educational sector . All the educational institutions are run on secular principles and for admission and appointments no kind of discrimination is made.
The CMI congregation experts in edcuation manages 1 deemed University ( Christ University, Bangalore) , 24 arts & Science colleges, 2 Medical Colleges, 2 Engineering colleges, 9 B.Ed colleges, 5 Nursing colleges, 1 Polytechnic, 12 ITCs, 172 High Schools and Public Schools, 521 primary , L.P and K.G schools, 188 centers and 385 religious institutions mostly in India and outside India spread over 24 countries.
Renewable Energy Centre, Mithradham is the only educational institution of the CMIs dedicated to the new and renewable energy technologies. It is committed to take a sustainable path in its journey in the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi. The centre is autonomous in energy, food and management of waste.
The First Fully Solar Educational Institution in India for Environment and Renewable Energy
– A CMI Rajagiri Educational institution for sustainable future technologies
– SET-NET Partner for NISE training Programmes under MNRE and ANERT.
– An Innovative Place of Learning (ILO) for Amberg-Weiden University, Germany
Rajagiri is a leading Brand in Education which has established unique and highly sought after educational institutions in and outside the country at all levels. Renewable Energy Centre, Mithradham is the first educational institution in this group which offers future oriented green and sustainable technology training and awareness programs suited to all category of people. The institution belongs to a catholic religious congregation known as the CMIs. (www.rajagiri.edu)
The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institute of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, has established Solar Energy Training Network (SETNET) to meet the training needs of solar professionals. This initiative is in collaboration with the Indo-U.S. bilateral Partnership to Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment Technical Assistance (PACE-D TA) Program. SETNET focuses on the emerging ranging from solar thermal and photovoltaic project design to reliability testing of solar PV projects, hybridization and technical aspects of emerging areas as solar rooftops and micro-grid (www.nise.res.in )
University of Applied Sciences
The goal of universities of applied sciences is to provide their students with a practical, theory-based education. The University is a dynamic university with campuses in the cities of Amberg and Weiden and has 15 Innovative Learning Place. Mithradham is the first international ILO of the University. ( www.oth-aw. de/hochschule/innovative_l ernorte_ilo/ilo_indien )