The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas calls for entries for a Short Film-making competition on the Benefits of Cycling. The objective of the competition is to create awareness on the relevance of fuel conservation. The underlying message of the film should be able to highlight and focus on various benefits of cycling for the people. The role that cycling can play in protecting the environment for future generations may also be showcased. The short-film should highlight and promote the benefits of cycling such as fuel conservation and environment protection, etc. About the Competition The Short Film-making Competition is open only for Indian Citizens. The theme of the Short Film-making competition is “Cycle Ki Kahani Aap
The Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R.K Singh has recently launched a campaign to promote energy efficiency in the area of air-conditioning. According to him, "Every one degree increase in the air-conditioner temperature setting results in saving of 6% of electricity consumed. Normal human body temperature is approximately 36-37 degree Celsius, but large number of commercial establishments, hotels and offices maintain temperature around 18-21 degree Celsius. This is not only uncomfortable but is actually unhealthy. Setting the temperature in the range of 18-21 degree Celsius compels people to wear warm clothing or use blankets; therefore, this is actually wastage of energy. Some countries like Japan have put in place regulation to keep the temperat
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi witnessing the new dynamic facade lighting of North and South Blocks that offers an enhanced visual treat . The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh and the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri are also seen. The famous Central Vista of the National Capital just got dynamic! The present famed special lighting has moved from being static to dynamic, offering an enhanced aesthetic experience. The new dynamic façade lighting, over an area of 21,450 sq. m has the potential to present an amazing 16 million colour combinations, displaying a wide range of patterns and themes during the night time with colours changing every few seconds. The entire network of new dynamic lighting using the state of the art RGB L
The Ministry of Power, Government of India and the United States Agency for International Development recently launched India's first integrated web portal designed to promote and mainstream Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB). The portal was launched by Pradeep Kumar Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power and Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, USAID Mission Director to India. The Portal can be accessed by clicking here. This is a first of such portals and is aimed at providing complete information about Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs). NZEBs are those that generate as much energy as they use. The portal also provides information on how to achieve near-zero energy status through the use of efficient lighting and equipment, integration of renewable energy technologies and best practice desig...
Union Minister Arun Jaitley along with the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan among other onboard INS Kamorta at Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam on August 23, 2014. The Indian Navy celebrated the World Environment Day in style and adopted several green initiatives under the guidance of Admiral R.K. Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff. The Green Initiatives Programme of the Indian Navy is another feather in its admirable cap. Embracing energy efficiency and environment consciousness the Indian Navy, which is an energy intensive force with considerable energy and environment footprint, has synergised its efforts towards achieving a green footprint. This is being done through developing a comprehensive "Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap" which will be an addition...
The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development rewards Indian corporate houses that have developed sustainability strategies through tangible green initiatives and are creating real impact. The awards recognise the foresight of such companies which are driving an agenda that goes beyond incremental change, and also serves the purpose of motivating others. The awards are conferred to Indian business that demonstrate excellent performance in the area of Sustainable Development. The corporate greening Award ceremony for INDIA’S MOST SUSTAINABLE companies during the year 2012 took place in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on January 14, 2013. The ceremony was held in the presence of dignitaries and representative from the Government of India as well as leaders from the corporate worl
The Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management Center of the Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi has opened applications for the (contractual) post of Project Engineers and Project Trainees. The selected candidates will be required to assist in the implementation of various Energy Efficiency activities & Renewable Energy Programmes. Position: Project Engineer (Three vacancies) - Eligibility: Graduate in Engineering /Technology or equivalent or Master’s degree in Science from recognized university. 1-2 years experience in formulation/appraisal/evaluation of scientific /technical projects in the fields of Renewable Energy System & Energy Conservation. Age-Not above 27. Position: Project Trainee (One vacancy) - Eligibility: G
Delhi Greens welcomes all its members, subscribers and readers to a happy and warm New Year! 2012 should necessarily be an year of hope and survival amidst the popular '2012 apocalyptic' belief based upon an interpretation of the Mesoamerican (Mayan) Long Count calendar. 2012 is challenging because the now 100 year 'young' "Delhi capital" enters the next phase of its existence as the political nerve center of the world's largest democracy. The year 2012 also marks the closing of the first commitment period of the climate change related Kyoto Protocol, which will now enter a second commitment period post 2012. The year 2012 has been declared as the International year of Cooperatives by the United Nations. Cooperatives are business enterprises owned and controlled by the very members
The Ministry of Power, Government of India invites school children to paint a world of imagination and discover the magic of clean, green and energy efficient future; a future, which they will inherit. In this process, the Ministry hopes that school children will not only learn a few good things but will also teach the world a few new things. The Painting Competition on Energy Conservation 2011 makes a call to all little artists of the nation to come forward and participate at the school, state and national level. The best energy artists will be invited to an all expenses paid trip to Delhi in December, 2011 and will be felicitated with cash awards and certificates. The themes for School Level Painting Competition this year are: Save electricity to avoid power cuts; Use energy w
With the green wave going strong, more and more people are adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle. Innovating ways are being searched by many for keeping their ecological footprint low to help the Planet. One aspect of daily life which has a tendency to increase the footprint is the hosting of events, be it social gatherings, conferences, seminars or parties. There is therefore a lot of talk about making events green and consumption neutral. Delhi Greens Blog presents to you the following green tips to help you green your events and help save our environment this New Year onwards! Choose event location wisely: Select an event venue which is convenient for guests to commute by public transport (Metro, Bus) or on foot. If the event venue is not your home/office, make sure you do some res...