The Government of India set up Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). On 1st March 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
The mission of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency is to assist in developing policies and strategies with a thrust on self-regulation and market pri nciples, within the overall framework of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 with the primary objective of reducing energy intensity of the Indian economy.
About the Painting Competition
The prizes are presented to the winners of the annual Painting Competition on Energy Conservation for school children every year by the Ministry of Power with the objective of promoting energy conservation among all sectors of economy.
The Ministry of Power has launched the National Awareness Campaign in order to promote energy conservation in the country. Painting competition for students at the School, State and at National level has been included as one of the activities of the campaign, which would not only make aware the children about the need of conserving energy but at the same time would educate their parents as well in the above cause.
School, State & National Level
The competition is being held at three stages, namely, School, State and National Level. Students of 4th, 5th and 6th standards under Group ‘A’ and of 7th, 8th & 9th standards under Group ‘B’ are eligible to participate in the competition.
Cash prizes worth Rs. 95,000 per State/UT per Group (Rs. 34.20 lakhs for 36 States/UTs) will be distributed to State level winners on day of the Competition on 14th November, 2018.
For winners of both the Groups of National Competition, cash prizes worth Rs. 10.35 lakhs will be awarded by the Ministry of Power on 14th December, 2018 which is also celebrated as National Energy Conservation day in the presence of eminent dignitaries holding very high positions in the Government.
School Level Painting Competition
- School Principals are requested to organize painting competition of the 2 hours duration for 4th, 5th & 6th standard students under Group ‘A’ and for 7th, 8th & 9th standard students under Group ‘B’.
- Students can use any size of paper but preferably A4 size and painting material such as pencil, colour pencils, crayons & water colours. Students can select any one of the above mentioned themes marked for their Group for painting.
- School principals will select 2 best paintings from each Group ‘A & ‘B’ and send them along with the information on number of students participated in each Group at School Level Painting Competition to the Nodal Officer of the State/UT whose address is given below so as to reach him by 26th October, 2018 positively.
State Level painting Competition
- 50 (plus 5 reserves) best paintings each for Categories ‘A’ & ‘B’ will be selected by a Committee of Experts/Jury.
- Selected students from categories ‘A’ & ‘B’ will be called for two hours on-the spot Painting Competition to be held on 14th November, 2018.
National Level Painting Competition
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners of State Level Painting Competition of the Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ from each State/UT will be invited to Delhi to participate in “National Level Painting Competition” to be held on 12th December, 2018.
Pankaj Kumar, Secretary (BEE):firstname.lastname@example.org
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