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NHPC organizes painting Competition on Energy Conservation-2017
JAMMU, Nov 14: NHPC Limited organized State Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation-2017 today at Brig. Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu.

Six students who stood 1st, 2nd & 3rd in their respective categories in the competition were awarded Rs.20,000, 15,000 & 10,000 respectively and 20 students were awarded consolation prizes of Rs.5,000 each in an impressive prize distribution function, presided over by RD Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu.

Pertinent to mentioned that NHPC was entrusted with the responsibility of organizing School and State Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation-2017 by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. These Painting Competitions are part of National Awareness Campaign launched by Ministry of Power for promoting Energy conservation in the country, which is need of the hour.

Earlier, all the Schools across the State of J&K were requested to organize Painting Competition in their Schools amongst students of class 4th, 5th, 6th (Category-A) and 7th, 8th, 9th (Category-B) and to send 2 best paintings from both the Categories to the State Nodal Officer. As many as 270 Schools & 30609 students from the State of J&K participated in the School Level Painting Competition in the two categories. On Nov. 3, 2017, Jury consisting of eminent Artists and representatives from State Education Deptt., selected 100 paintings out of the 540 paintings received from various schools.

100 students thus selected at School Level appeared in the State Level Painting Competition.Sarthak Sharma of Delhi Public School,Jammu, Drishti Sharma of Cresent Public School,Jammu and Sarthik Sharma of Govt.High School, Chowadi, Jammu won 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively from Category-A and Rhythm Jain of DPS,Jammu, Swapnil Acharya of JK Public School,Jammu and Mehak Chopra of Presentation Convent School,Jammu won 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively from Category-B.

Speaking on the occasion RD Sharma, VC, Jammu University said that this is a matter of pride that our small school children along with their parents are part of the Energy Conservation Campaign launched by Ministry of Power, Govt. of India & Bureau of Energy Efficiency which shall go a long way in power conservation in the country. He was of the firm opinion that these small ambassadors of energy conservation shall revolutionize the campaign launched by Ministry of Power.

S Kalgaonkar, Executive Director briefed the chief guest RD Sharma & others about the proceedings of the School & State Level Painting Competition & also about the campaign launched by Ministry of Power.

He further said that NHPC Limited is proud to organize School/State Level Painting Competition in the State of J&K for 13th consecutive year. He also advised the students to convey the message of Energy Conservation to all they are connected with. The programme concluded with vote of thanks presented by RC Sharma, State Nodal Officer.

News Updated at : Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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