Department of Electrical Engineering organized a Short-Term course on "DC Smart Grids: Renewable Integration, Energy Storage and System Operation" from 10th to 14th November, 2016. Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Sh. A. K. Jain, MD REIL, highlighted the increasing role of renewables in the power supply systems, and the innovations required to handle the same. The course participants were addressed by Dr. Mukhtiar Singh, DTU Delhi, Dr. Chris Dent, Edinburgh University UK, Prof. Sukumar Mishra, IITD, Prof. N. K. Padhy, IITR, Prof. A. K. Pradhan, IITKGP, Dr. Sandeep Anand, IITK, Dr. Parul Mathuria, IITK, Sh. Avinash Aithal, Cardiff University UK, apart from MNIT Jaipur faculty. The course covered wider aspects of challenges in developing novel DC Microgrid configurations, network connection, renewable integration at local and system level, and energy storage. The course was attended by over 50 participants from across the country.