Ministry of Power has launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018, an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R). The Code was launched on the occasion of National Energy ConservationDay 2018 (14th December) in the presence of Chief Guest Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha.
It aims to benefit the occupants and the environment by promoting energy efficiency in design and construction of homes, apartments and townships.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every year on 14th December by Ministry of Power in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
- R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New &Renewable Energy.