SAKSHAM 2022 launched in Maharashtra: Focus on Green and Clean Energy

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By Sarkaritel April 13, 2022 18:38

SAKSHAM 2022 launched in Maharashtra: Focus on Green and Clean Energy


Mumbai, April 13th, 2022: ‘SAKSHAM’, an annual month long, citizen-centric campaign on fuel conservation was launched by Shri Vijay Waghmare IAS. Secretary to the Govt. of Maharashtra – Department of Food and Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection at a virtual event which was attended by Shri Prashant Badgeri, Dy. Secretary, Energy Department, Smt. Maya Meher (Arjuna Awardee), Shri Ravi P.S, Executive Director, Bharat Petroleum, Shri Anirban Ghosh , Executive Director (MSO), Indian Oil, Shri Kamal Tandon , Executive Director Western Region , GAIL, Shri Dhruv Kapil, Chief General Manager WZ , Hindustan Petroleum, Shri Ajit P Dhakras , Regional Level Co-ordinator, Oil Industry, West, Shri Abhijit Ghosh, Director, PCRA , West. The event also had presence of Govt. officials, senior officers of oil companies, officers, dealers, professors, teachers, students as well as senior officials of BEST, PMPML and MSRTC.

This year, सक्षम (संरक्षण क्षमता महोत्सव) (SAKSHAM CHAMTHA MAHOTSAV) 2022 (SAKSHAM) will be conducted from April 11 to April 30, 2022 with the theme of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav through Green & Clean Energy” all over the country. 

 As a part of this programme, various activities have been planned during the month such as group conversation, debates for school children, graffiti competition in college, fuel efficient driving competition, article writing, jingles on TV, radio and talk show etc. Activities such as Walkathon, Rangoli competitions, Publicity Stall, Quiz, and Skit 16 types will also be organized. A total of 800 activities have been organized in the state of Maharashtra.

 School students and teachers were felicitated for their outstanding contribution towards fuel and oil conservation. The’ Best Depot Award ‘was given by the chief guest for improving the maximum kilometer per liter (KMPL) at State Level for the maximum KMPL improvement during the period from April 2020 to March 2021 over the baseline of previous year in the Category- STUs in Maharashtra State.

Shri Prashant Badgeri, Dy. Secretary, Energy Department grace the occasion as a Guest of Honour.  During the function, he elated the audience with his speech on transition of Automobiles to electrical vehicles, which is a need of hour. He also, appealed to the audience to shoulder responsibility as good citizen and create awareness among the masses to avoid wasteful use of petroleum product so as to build new and healthy India.

The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) is leading the charge to sensitize citizens about the importance of fuel conservation. The SAKSHAM national outreach campaign provides the perfect platform to engage the masses and align them with this important cause.

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By Sarkaritel April 13, 2022 18:38