Every year Ministry of Power, Government of India conducts a state and national level painting competition on energy conservation for children. The objective of this initiative is to promote awareness on energy conservation and energy efficiency amongst school children. In the process children paint a world of imagination and discover the magic of clean, green and energy efficient future. Till last year the competition was only for standard 4th, 5th and 6th. But this year it is also open for standard 7th, 8th and 9th.
Details of the Competition
The competition is for students of classes’ 4th to 9th. Students of classes 4th, 5th and 6th will be in Category “A” and those of classes 7th, 8th and 9th will be in Category “B”. The competition will start in schools where school principals will organize the painting competition. Each school will select 2 paintings in each category and will send them for the state/UT level competition.
Painters of 50 best paintings in each Category at State/UT level (selected by the jury) will be called for on the spot painting competition at State/UT level. Top 3 painters from each state in Category “A” will then be called in Delhi for the national level competition. For Category “B”, the states will send the top 3 paintings from State/UT Level to the national level for jury evaluation.
Themes for paintings
For Category “A”:
- Save Money – Practice Energy Conservation
- Bijli Bachao har ghar mein prakash lao
- Save one unit a day, keep power cuts away.
For Category “B”:
- Energy Conservation a vision for future.
- Energy Conservation is the foundation of energy security.
- Energy Efficiency is a journey not destination.
Best 2 paintings at school level to be identified by schools by: 7th Oct 2013 (for both categories)
State Level Painting Competition: 12th Nov 2013 (both categories)
National Level Painting Competition: 12th Dec 2013 (category “A”)
Awards presentation during “National Energy Conservation Function” to be held in Delhi on: 14th Dec 2013
The Ministry of Power has announced attractive prizes for this competition that can be very encouraging for the children:
|State/UT Level – Category A & B||Rs 10,000||Rs 8,000||Rs 5,000||10 nos of Rs 1,000 each|
|National Level – Category A||Rs 1,00,000||4 nos of Rs 50,000 each||8 nos of Rs 25,000 each||10 nos of Rs 10,000 each
10 nos of BEE Prices of Rs 10,000 each
|National Level – Category B||Rs 1,00,000||2 nos of Rs 50,000 each||3 nos of Rs 25,000 each||6 nos of Rs 10,000 each|