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National Energy Conservation Awards, 2016

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, exhorted people to spread awareness about energy conservation and help improve environmental equilibrium. Shri Goyal was speaking at a function held here today to celebrate the 26th National Energy Conservation Day 2016 organized by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). During the function, the Minister gave away National Energy Conservation Awards – 2016 to industrial units and other establishments, and National Energy Conservation Painting Competition Prizes to students.

Informing the gathering about a slew of measures taken by the Government to increase energy efficiency, Shri Goyal said that the Nation has embarked on a mission to reduce India’s carbon footprint by phasing out all inefficient thermal power plants, older than 25 years, with modern energy efficient super critical ones. NTPC has already given the in-principle clearance to replace around 11,000 MW of its old, inefficient thermal power plants. The plants would be replaced in about five years, with an investment of around Rs. 50,000 crores, he added.

Further, the Minister informed that the Power Ministry is in talks with the Environment Ministry for clearances, which should not be a problem as it is a huge step in increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. He also urged the State Governments to work in Mission-mode to modernize their 25years old thermal power plants with new super critical technology.

Speaking on other initiatives taken by the Government, the Minister said that there are over 16,000 households in about 800 inaccessible villages in India which lack grid connectivity. The Ministry would be providing, to each such household, a 300 KW Solar panel, 8-hour battery backup, 5 LED bulbs, an energy efficient ceiling fan and a solar power based mobile phone charging socket, all free of cost under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY).

Further, all the companies under the Ministry of Power, under their CSR initiatives, would be providing a solar power based television set to these households. Through this initiative, the Minister added, the children who were deprived of electricity for years would get a chance to integrate with the global community.

Informing about the progress of the UJALA LED scheme, the Shri Goyal said that according to the latest figures from UJALA dashboard, over 18.38 crore LED bulbs have been distributed by EESL and another 25 crore by private sector companies. This drive has witnessed an unthinkable reduction of around 88% in LED prices in just 20 months, which led to an annual saving of around Rs. 10,000 crores for the consumers. The savings would scale up to Rs. 40,000 crores in the next 3 years.

The Minister also added that Gujarat has become the first state in the country to replace all street lights with LED bulbs and this has been achieved with zero investment by the State in the scheme as the financial savings are so huge. Further, he said that India is in talks with the neighboring countries to take the LED programme to them and become a leader in the Energy Efficiency Mission.

Interacting with children from 17 schools from across the nation, Shri Goyal answered their questions and noted that Youth of the Nation has the capability to bring a transformation in the mindsets and take the habit of conserving energy to each family. While answering a question from Port Blair, the Minister informed that the Government is working towards transforming Andaman & Nicobar Islands into ‘Green Islands’. He said that a 20 MW solar power plant has been established and a draft plan has been prepared to scale the solar power capacity in the islands to 100 MW. The Minister also added that India’s solar rooftop capacity would see a jump of 200 times to reach 40GW by 2022, wherein all the commercial and residential buildings would be covered.

Quoting Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s statement, ‘Saving electricity is cheaper than generating electricity’, Shri Goyal said that 1 unit of electricity saved is equivalent to avoiding generation of 1.33 units. 25% of energy produced in India is wasted which can be saved by bringing a change in mindset of each citizen. There is a need to effect a behavioural change to ensure participation of each citizen in environment protection, and the change should ideally start from children, he added.

Shri P. K. Pujari, Secretary Power and Shri B.P. Pandey, Special Secretary (Power) and Director General, BEE, congratulated the awardees and encouraged everyone to work in unison with the Government to achieve a Green Future for India.

Over 900 Industrial units and 1.14 Crore students participated in various categories of awards. Other dignitaries present at the event included distinguished Members of Parliament, senior Ministry Officials, Industry stalwarts and families of the awardee students.

S. NoSECTORFIRST PRIZESECOND PRIZECERTIFICATE OF MERITDownload
1AluminiumMahan Aluminium, Dist. Singrauli, Madhya PradeshVedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, OdishaDownload
2Automobile ManufacturingTata Motors Ltd, Dharwad, KarnatakaTata Motors Limited-CVBU, Lucknow, Uttar PradeshBajaj Auto Ltd.,
Chakan Plant, Pune, Maharashtra

Gabriel India Ltd., Gurgaon, Haryana
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3CementJSW Cement Ltd, Kurnool, Andhra PradeshPenna Cement Industries Limited, Ganeshapahad, Wadpally, TelanganaOCL India Ltd Bengal Cement Works, Dist. Paschim Midnapore, West Bengal

Dalmia Cement East Limited, Bokaro, Jharkhand
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4CeramicsOrient Bell Ltd.,
Sikandrabad, Uttar Pradesh
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5ChemicalsUPL Limited - Unit No 2, Ankleshwar, District Bharuch, GujaratIOL Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals Limited,
Barnala, Punjab
UPL Limited - Unit No 1, Ankleshwar, District Bharuch, GujaratDownload
6Chlor-AlkaliChemfab Alkalis Limited,
Kalapet, Puducherry
Siel Chemical Complex,
Rajpura, Distt. Patiala, Punjab
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7Consumer Goods ManufacturingSamsung India Electronics Pvt Ltd,
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
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8CPWD BuildingsShastri Bhawan, Rajendar Parsad Lane, New DelhiShram Shakti Bhawan/ Transport Bhawan, New DelhiDownload
9DairyHeritage Foods Limited, Hyderabad, TelanganaMother Dairy fruit & Vegetable Private Limited, Patparganj, DelhiDownload
10Drug & PharmaceuticalIPCA Laboratories Limited, Ratlam, Madhya PradeshCadila Healthcare Limited,
Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh
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11Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOM)Eastern Power Distribution Company of A.P Ltd., Visakhapatnam Andhra PradeshBangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM), Bangalore, KarnatakaHimachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd., Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited,
Delhi
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12FertilizersNational Fertilizers Limited, Panipat Unit,
Haryana
Indo Gulf Fertilisers (A Unit of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.),
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), Phulpur Unit-I,
Uttar Pradesh
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd, Trombay Unit,
Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra

FACT Udyogmandala Complex,
Ernakulam, Kerela
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13Food ProcessingUnilever India Exports Limited - Pune Tea Exports, Pune, MaharashtraGlaxo Smithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd.,
Distt. Sonipat, Haryana
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14FoundryGhatge Patil Industries Limited, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Shriniwas Engineering Auto Components Pvt. Ltd.,
Dist. Pune, Maharashtra
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15General CategoryJharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL), Ranchi, JharkhandJaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL), Jaipur, RajasthanSettling Pump House, Central Railway, Wadi, Karnataka

L&T MHPS Turbine Generators Pvt. Ltd., Hazira, Surat, Gujarat
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16General Category (Subsectors of Award)Directorate of Local Bodies, Department of Local Self Government, Government of Rajasthan, JaipurHindustan Unilever Limited, Sumerpur Unit, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh

Ruchi Soya Industries Limited, Haldia, West Bengal
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17HospitalsDivisional Railway Hospital, North Eastern Railway, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

Sant Parmanand Hospital, Civil Lines, New Delhi
Integral Coach Factory Hospital, Chennai, Tamil NaduDr. Kotnis Memorial Railway Hospital, Central Railway, Solapur, Maharashtra

Divisional Railway Hospital, South Central Railway, Nanded, Maharashtra

Central Hospital, North Central Railway, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Fortis Hospitals Ltd., Noida, Uttar Pradesh
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18Hotels (5 Star and Above)Taj Palace, New DelhiThe Leela Palace, Bengaluru, KarnatakaJai Mahal Palace, Jaipur, RajasthanDownload
19Integrated Steel PlantsTata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, JharkhandJSW Steel Ltd, Bellary, KarnatakaJindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, ChhattisgarhDownload
20Metro StationsDilshad Garden Metro Station, Delhi-Kashmere Gate (Metro Corriodor) Metro Station, DelhiDownload
21Mining-Hindustan Zinc Limited - Rampura Agucha Mines, Stream 3, Distt. Bhilwara, RajasthanSindesar Khurd Mine, Hindustan Zinc Limited (Vedanta Ltd), Distt. Rajsamand, Rajasthan

Mine I, NLC India Limited, Neyveli, Tamil Nadu
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22Office BuildingsPasenger Reservation System (PRS/SC), Secunderabad, Telangana

Divisional Railway Manager's Office, Northern Railway, Firozpur, Punjab
Main Telephone Exchange Building (BSNL), Panipat, Haryana

Lekha Bhavan, South Central Railway, Secunderabad, Telangana
ICICI Bank Limited, NBCC Tower, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi

Moore Market Complex, Southern Railway, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

ICICI Bank Limited, Shobha Pearl, Banglore, karnataka

ICICI Bank Limited, Sector-16, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

ICICI Bank Limited, Heritage Chambers, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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23BPO BuildingsWNS Global Services Pvt Ltd, Shreeniketan, Nashik, MaharashtraWNS Global Services Pvt Ltd, V-Tech IT Park, Nashik, MaharashtraWNS Global Services (P) Ltd, Plot 8A, Whitefield, Bangalore, KarnatakaDownload
24Ordnance FactoryOrdnance Equipment Factory, Phoolbagh, Kanpur, Uttar PradeshOrdnance Factory, Dehradun

Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambarnath (W), Dist. Thane, Maharashtra
Ordnance Factory Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal

Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

High Explosives Factory, Khadki, Pune, Maharashtra
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25Paints & Allied ProductsBeepee Coatings Private Limited, Vithal Udyognagar, GujaratKansai Nerolac Paints Limited, Lote Factory, Ratnagiri, MaharashraDownload
26Paper & PulpBILT Graphic Paper Products Limited (Unit-Ballarpur), Distt. Chandrapur, MaharashtraJK Paper Limited, Unit:JKPM, Rayagada, OdishaSeshasayee Paper and Boards Limited-Erode, Tamil NaduDownload
27PetrochemicalsReliance Industries Limited, Vadodara Manufacturing Division, Vadodara, GujaratReliance Industries Limited, Nagothane Manufacturing Division, Raigad District, MaharashtraReliance Industries Ltd. - Dahej Manufacturing Division, Distt. Bharuch, GujaratDownload
28Petroleum Pipeline--Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Southern Region Pipelines, Chittoor, Andhra PradeshDownload
29PlasticsNilkamal Ltd., Nasik, Maharashtra--Download
30Railway StationsFirozpur Cantt. Railway Station, Firozpur Division, Northern Railway, Punjab

Dwarka Railway Station, Rajkot Division, Western Railway, Rajkot, Gujarat
Pathankot Cantt. Railway Station, Firozpur Division, Northern Railway, Punjab.

Surendranagar Railway Station, Rajkot Division, Western Railway, Rajkot, Gujarat
Ludhiana Railway Station, Firozpur Division, Northern Railway, Punjab

Jalandhar City Railway Station, Firozpur Division, Northern Railway, Punjab

Pakala Railway Station, Guntakal Division, South Central Railway, Andhra Pradesh

Kathgodam Railway Station, North Eastern Railway, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh
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31Railway WorkshopsElectrical Loco Shed /Kazipet, South Central Railway, Secunderabad, TelanganaTraction Machine Workshop, Central Railway, Nasik Road, MaharashtraDiesel Loco Shed, South Central Railway, Vijayawada, Andhra PradeshDownload
32RefineryHPCL- Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), Bathinda, PunjabHindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai Refinery, Maharashtra -Download
33Shopping MallShoppers Stop Ltd., Kalyan, MaharashtraShoppers Stop Ltd., Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Shoppers Stop Ltd., Shyamla, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Shoppers Stop Ltd., Garuda Mall, Banglore, KarnatakaDownload
34Sponge IronMSP Steel & Power Ltd, Dist. Raigarh, ChhattisgarhShyam Century Ferrous Ltd., RI-Bhoi Dist., Meghalaya-Download
35State Designated AgenciesMaharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), Pune, MaharashtraAndhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM), Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshEnergy Management Centre, Thiruvananthapuram,KeralaDownload
36Steel Re-Rolling Mills-JSW Steel Coated Products Ltd, Kalmeshwar, Maharashtra

Bhushan Steel Ltd., Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra
JSW Steel Coated Products Ltd, Tarapur, MaharashtraDownload
37Sugar-Dalmia Chini Mills, Unit- Nigohi, Distt. Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh-Download
38TextilesArvind Ltd, Khatraj, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat (TOP RANK)Trident Limited (Home Textile Division), Budhni, Madhya PradeshRaymond UCO Denim Pvt. Ltd., Yavatmal, MaharashtraDownload
39Thermal Power StationsCaptive Power Plant, Electrotherm (India) Limited, Kutch, Gujarat

Nabha Power Limited, Rajpura, Dist. Patiala, Punjab

Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (Baroda Operation), Vadodara Gujarat
Puducherry Power Corporation Limited, Puducherry

Budge Budge Generating Station, West Bengal

Pragati Power Station, Pragati Power Corporation Limited, New Delhi
Nava Bharat Ventures Limited, Khammam District, TelanganaDownload
40TyreBalkrishna Industries Ltd, Bhuj, Gujarat JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, Vikrant Tyre Plant, Mysuru, Karnataka-Download
41University and Engineering Institution BuildingsComputer Science Engineering Building, KL University, Guntur District, Andhra PradeshIndian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering & Telecommunications (IRISET), Secunderabad, TelanganaElectric Traction Training Centre, South Central Railway, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Gita Vidya Mandir Girls College, Sonipat, Haryana
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42Zonal RailwaysSouth Central Railway, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad, TelanganaSouth East Central Railway, Office of General Manager, Bilaspur, ChhattisgarhCentral Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai Maharashtra

Southern Railway, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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43Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Air Conditioners)Videocon Industries Ltd., Gurgaon, HaryanaGodrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Appliance Division, Vikhroli, Mumbai Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Ltd., Dist. Mehsana, GujaratDownload
44Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Agricultural Pump Set)Aquasub Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (TOP RANK)-C.R.I. Pumps Private Limited, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Texmo Industries, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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45Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Ceiling Fan)Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited, Ponda, Goa (TOP RANK)Usha International Ltd, Gurgaon, Haryana

Havells India Ltd, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
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46Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Refrigerator)BSH Household Appliances Manufacturing Pvt Ltd., Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu

Whirlpool of India Limited, Pune, Maharashtra
LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh-Download
47Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Storage Water Heater)Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Mumbai, MaharashtraRacold Thermo Private Limited, Chakan, Pune, MaharashtraA.O. Smith India Water Products Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, KarnatakaDownload
48Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Television)---Download
49Manufacturers of BEE Star Labeled Appliances (Tubular Fluorescent Lamp)-Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd, Lighting Division, Dist. Baroda, Gujarat

Orient Electric, Faridabad, Haryana
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50Financial Institutions--Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Lucknow, Uttar PradeshDownload
51Energy Auditors--Dr. P.P Mittal, Faridabad, Haryana

Mr. R. Rajmohan, New Delhi
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52Energy Auditing Agencies--MITCON Consultancy & Engineering Services Ltd., Pune, MaharashtraDownload