New Delhi: As part of ‘Energy Conservation Week being celebrated from 9 to 14 December, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the Ministry of Power, organised a national level painting competition in Noida and Gurugram yesterday, 12 Dec. Participants of the competition were selected from two rounds conducted at school and state levels. The competition was conducted for students from classes 4 to 9 to raise awareness about the importance of energy conservation. The winning students will get additional appreciation of a fixed deposit (FD) and laptop, apart from cash prizes.
Over 84 lakh children participated in the National Painting Competition from schools across the country. The National Level competition took place at two different venues, for Group A at Power Management Institute, Noida, in association with NTPC, and for Group B at Gurugram in association with the Power Grid Corporation of India. Topics for Group A students were ‘Be a bright spark, lights off till it’s dark’ and ‘Do Your Part, Be Energy Smart’, while topics for Group-B students were ‘Energy Efficiency, a pulse for Eco building’ and ‘Be polite. Turn off the light.’
The winners will be awarded on National Energy Conservation Day i.e. 14 December by R. K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.