CHENNAI: Rajalakshmi Group of Institutions, along with the Global ICT Standardization Forum of India (GISFI), organised a three-day workshop on green mobile communication, which began here on Monday.
Sessions on the opening day of the workshop were inaugurated by Sivaraman Ganesan, vice-president, Global Head (Assurance), Tata Consultancy Services, who emphasised the relevance of the workshop in the present context of extensive use of mobile smart phones and the Internet.
Prof Ramjee Prasad, currently the director of the Center for TeleInfrastruktur (CTIF) at Aalborg University, Denmark, and founding chairman, GISFI, India, spoke on the need for researchers to work towards the development of 5G systems in the coming years.
Chief guest GV Reddy, chief general manager, BSNL, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, pointed out on the huge responsibility being shouldered by his organisation in providing uninterrupted service to millions of customers.
Dr CR Muthukrishnan, advisor, Rajalakshmi Group of Institutions, commented on the wide scope for reducing the energy consumed by the extensive programming tools in the area of computerisation and communication.
Dr G Thanigaiyarasu, principal, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, welcomed the delegates and the participants of GISFI, on behalf of the institution.
Dr V Prithiviraj, principal, Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, in his introductory address, stressed the need for the commitment of engineers in evolving pollution-free green mobile communication by substantially reducing carbon footprint.
Tilak Raj Dua, vice-chairman, GISFI, India, wrapped up the session after speaking about the various challenges in the field of wireless communication.