The state government is constantly making efforts to maintain a balance between ecology and economy – CM Dhami.

On Wednesday, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami participated in the program organized at ONGC on Kaulagarh Road on the occasion of Energy Conservation Day. In this program jointly organized by Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency and ONGC, the Chief Minister visited the exhibition of energy efficient equipment and also released the table calendar of 2023 based on energy conservation. The winners of various competitions based on energy conservation were also rewarded by the Chief Minister.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that everyone will always have to make efforts for energy conservation. Energy conservation needs to be a part of our daily routine. Knowledge and science have progressed rapidly. Many new techniques are also being used for energy conservation. Along with these techniques, we should use electricity as per the requirement, everyone has to bring it into their habits. This is possible only with our small efforts. The state government is constantly making efforts to maintain a balance between ecology and economy.

The Chief Minister said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is leading the international stage in the field of solar energy. India is taking forward the resolution of development of clean energy in the whole world. India is making abundant use of natural energy in the field of industrial development. The Chief Minister said that Uttarakhand has immense possibilities in the field of tourism and energy. In the concept of the state, tourism and energy economy were the mainstays, the state government is paying special attention to this. He has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get NOC on various hydro power projects in the state soon. He said that sustainable development of any country is possible only with sustainable energy. We also have to look at alternative sectors of energy.
Secretary Energy R.K. Meenakshi Sundaram said that there is a lot of potential in the field of energy production in Uttarakhand. For this, work is also being done on a joint venture with THDC. Small hydro power projects are being promoted in the state. He said that along with energy production, we have to pay special attention to energy saving. If we save energy, that too is equal to production of energy. He said that school children play an important role in creating awareness in any field. Along with bringing various information into practicality, children also make other people aware. They will play a big role in making people aware towards energy conservation.

Director Ureda Ranjana Rajguru said that awareness campaign on energy conservation is being conducted in all the districts. Awareness campaign is being conducted through publicity vehicles, street plays and rallies. 05 villages have been selected in every district, which have to be made energy villages. Various activities are being organized by UREDA in collaboration with ONGC.
Additional Secretary Energy Dr. Ahmed Iqbal, Executive Director ONGC I.Sai Ram, Deputy General Manager ONGC RS Narayani, MD UJVNL Sandeep Singhal and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

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