Bhubaneswar, 27/11/2022 ( Odisha Samachar )- The two-week ATAL Academy sponsored Hybrid Faculty Development Program on “Bio-Fuels and its Application in IC Engines” organized by GIFT Autonomous College concluded on 25 November, 2022.Dr. Manikanta Paswan , Professor, NIT Jamshedpur and Dr. Sachin Kumar, University of Jharkhand graced the valedictory ceremony as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively. Dr. Alok Kumar Mohapatra, Dean IQAC and the Coordinator of the FDP delivered his valedictory talk by recapitulating all the technical sessions of the hybrid FDP. Principal, Dr. Ch. V S Parameswara Rao reiterated the importance of such a contemporary and relevant topic in the present context. The Chief Guest Dr. Paswan and the Guest of Honour Dr. Kumar highlighted the importance of the Bio-Fuels as an alternative fuel and urged the participants, faculty members and students to carry out more research work on the topic. Later on the guests were felicitated by the Principal and Coordinator of the FDP. Dr. Amar Kumar Das, the Coordinator of the FDP extended his vote of thanks by profusely mentioning the names of all the dignitaries, participants, organizing team and the management. The entire program was coordinated by Prof. Bikram K Rout.