About National Energy Conservation Day
Every year, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the Union Ministry of Power observes December 14th as the National Energy Conservation Day.
The purpose behind the observance of the National Energy Conservation Day is to showcase India’s contribution to energy conservation and steps taken towards becoming an energy-efficient nation.
It was first observed in 1991.
Objectives of National Energy Conservation Day
Every year, National Energy Conservation Day is commemorated with a specific theme and a set of aims and objectives to make energy conservation more successful throughout the country. The following are some of the most essential objectives:
- It is commemorated to send a message to the public about the need of saving energy in all aspects of life.
- Organizing a variety of activities around the country, such as seminars, conferences, debates, workshops, contests, and so on, to promote the energy conservation process.
- Encourage consumers to use less energy by ignoring excessive and inefficient consumption.
- Encourage individuals to utilize energy efficiently in order to reduce consumption and prevent energy loss.