On March 31, 2022 the Indian National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) performed a groundbreaking/ foundation stone-laying ceremony for a pilot OTEC-powered desalination plan on Kavaratti Island in Lakshadweep. The “bhoomi puja” ceremony was performed by Administrator Praful Patel with the director of NIOT.
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The Bhoomi puja for OTEC powered desalination plant in Kavaratti was performed by the Honorable Administrator of U.T. Lakshadweep Shri. Praful. K. Patel in the presence of Dr. G.A.Ramadass,Director,NIOT,— MoES NIOT (@MoesNiot) March 31, 2022
Dr. Purnima Jalihal, Dr. G.Venkatesan on 31-03-2022@moesgoi @CentreCoastal pic.twitter.com/Ba3dVCiMfI