Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan releasing the publication along with other dignitaries at the National Energy Conservation Day function in New Delhi on 14 December, 2018.
The National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated on 14 December by the Ministry of Power in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The objective of this celebration is to recognize the efforts of industry and other establishments towards promoting energy efficiency. The Ministry of Power organizes National Energy Conservation Awards event every year on this day.
This year, 26 industrial units from various sectors were given awards for their excellent performance in energy efficiency. 333 units and establishments from across the country participated in the National Awards Programme this year. A total saving of 3,917 million units have been reported this year which is worth Rs. 2000 crores.
The Ministry of Power also organises National Painting Competition to mark this day. This year, awards for winners for the National Painting Competition have been given to 19 school children. A total of approx. 90 lakh school children from class IV to IX from across India participated in this competition. The final competition was held in Delhi on 12 December 2018.