NATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION DAY (Syllabus: GS Paper 3 – Env and Eco)

News-CRUX-10     13th December 2023        
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Context: "Recently, The President of India graced the National Energy Conservation Day 2023 function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.


National Energy Conservation Day 2023

  • Celebrated: On December 14 every year
  • Objective: To raise awareness about global warming and climate change while encouraging initiatives to conserve energy resources. Additionally, it showcases the nation's accomplishments in the realms of energy efficiency and conservation.
  • Organized By: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power
  • Main Attractions:

oNational Energy Conservation Awards 2023: To raise awareness about energy efficiency and its conservation, recognizes and encourages endeavours of industrial units, institutions, and establishments in reducing energy consumption by felicitating them>

oNational Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards (NEEIA) 2023: To recognize outstanding work and innovative minds of India in the area of Energy Efficiency, NEEIA was started in the year 2021.


Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

  • Set up: On March 1, 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  • Mission: To assist in developing policies and strategies with a thrust on self-regulation and market principles, within the overall framework of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001
  • Objective: Reducing the energy intensity of the Indian economy. 




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