National Energy Conservation Day: 14th December 2017

Q.  What is the date on which the National Energy Conservation day will be celebrated?
- Published on 13 Dec 17

a. 14th December 2017
b. 13th December 2017
c. 12th December 2017
d. 11th December 2017

ANSWER: 14th December 2017
National Energy Conservation Day: 14th December 2017Hon'ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will preside as the Chief Guest over the National Energy Conservation Day celebrations, to be held in New Delhi, on 14th December, 2017.

Hon'ble President of India will give away National Energy Conservation Awards to industries that have demonstrated measurable reductions in their energy use as part of the National Energy Conservation Awards Programme.

During the event, a short film on the Energy Efficiency achievements in the Industry Sector will also be shown.

The Energy Conservation Day is organized on 14th December each year by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power, with an aim to demonstrate India's achievements in energy efficiency and conservation, while working for its ambition of holistic development as part of the nation's overall effort towards climate change mitigation.

As part of its awareness outreach, BEE recognizes and encourages endeavours of industries in reducing energy consumption by felicitating them with National Energy Conservation Awards.

BEE also awards prizes to the national winners of the annual National Painting Competition on Energy Conservation.

In order to realize its development goals, India's energy demand is expected to double between 2013 and 2030, to approximately 1500 million tonnes of oil equivalent.

The mission of BEE is to assist in developing policies and strategies that will help reduce this energy demand by promoting widespread adoption of energy efficiency measures.

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