Make energy conservation a habit: Gov Patel

Make energy conservation a habit: Gov Patel

BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Governor Mangubhai Patel has said that it is necessary to make energy conservation a habit. By following energy conservation practices, a lot of energy can be saved even in everyday activities. It is necessary to make the public aware in this regard.

Governor Patel was addressing the prize distribution programme of the State Level Painting Competition organised at Sandipani Auditorium of Raj Bhavan today. The competition was organised by Narmada Hydro Electric Development Corporation in various schools of the state.

Governor Mangubhai Patel said that it is necessary for us to become self-reliant in every field for building a new India. Strike a balance between energy demand and production. Energy conservation is the need of the hour. With the increase in energy production, there must be moderation in use and equality in distribution. He said that organising a painting competition on the topic of energy conservation among school children is a worthwhile initiative. It is commendable to connect the creativity of children with the issue of national public awareness like energy conservation. By instilling the custom of saving energy in the children, their family members will also develop consciousness towards energy conservation. Appreciating the selected pictures of the competition, Shri Patel extended good wishes to the children for a bright future.

Governor Patel presented the first prize in Group A of the competition to Vedika Jain, student of Class-6 of DPS Neelbad Bhopal, second prize to Aditi Kumari, student of Class-6 of Kendriya Vidyalaya No.-2 BSF Indore and third prize to Lakshya Shakya, student of Class-6 of Ideal Higher Secondary School, Bhopal. First prize in Group-B was given to Bhavishya Acharya, Class-9 student of Billabong High International School Bhopal, second prize to Rajan Jangid, Class-9 student of SICA School Indore and third prize to Priyanshu Yadav, Class-9 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya No.-2 Shivaji Nagar Bhopal and 10 each consolation prizes were given to the participants in both the categories.

Vijay Kumar Sinha, Managing Director, Narmada Hydro Electric Development Corporation, informed that to promote the awareness and creativity among the children towards energy conservation, competitions were organised in two categories from Class 5 to 7 and Class 8 to 10. In the competition 2 thousand children participated. First, second, third and consolation prizes are awarded in each category. The vote of thanks was given by Chief General Manager Ashok Kumar.

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