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National Energy Conservation Day 2022: 14 December

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National Energy Conservation Day 2022:

The National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every year on 14th December 2022. The purpose is to showcase the achievements of the nation in energy efficiency and conservation. This occasion has been celebrated since 1991 when is led by the Ministry of power. This day is celebrated to raise awareness regarding the conservation of energy as it is the best way to have a greener and brighter future.

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National Energy Conservation Day: History

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the power ministry of India, launched the National Energy Conservation Awards in 1991 to recognise the contribution of industries and establishments in reducing energy consumption while maintaining their production through awards. The first time the awards were given away was on December 14, 1991. Since then, the day has been declared as National Energy Conservation Day. These awards are given away by eminent dignitaries at a function organised every year on the same day.

BEE spearheads the celebrations on National Energy Conservation Day every year. The primary objective to celebrate the day is to drive mass awareness about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation. Conservation of energy will reduce the strain on the environment and bring down electricity and expanses.

In 2022, National Energy Conservation Day :

Smt Droupadi Murmu, Hon’ble President of India will be the Chief Guest of the event. Shri R. K. Singh, Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy will address the occasion. Shri Krishan Pal, Minister of State for Power & Heavy Industries and Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power will also be present. Hon’ble President of India will felicitate the winners of National Energy Conservation Awards, National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards, National Painting Competition Prizes an also launch EV Yatra Portal on the occasion.

The main attractions of the event will be:

  • National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) 2022
  • National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards (NEEIA) 2022
  • National painting competition for school children 2022
  • Launch of ‘EV-Yatra portal’ and mobile app
  • Session on emerging new technologies in the area of energy efficiency

About the ‘EV-YATRA PORTAL’ and Mobile App:

Bureau of Energy Efficiency has developed a Mobile Application to facilitate in-vehicle navigation to the nearest public EV charger, a website to disseminate information on various central and state-level initiatives to promote e-mobility in the country, and a web-portal to enable CPOs to register their charging details securely into the National Online Database.

The Mobile application titled “EV Yatra” has been designed and developed to facilitate in-vehicle navigation to the nearest public EV charger. This Mobile application can be easily downloaded on both iPhone and Android smartphones from Google play store and Apple Store and installed conveniently.

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