100 paintings selected in competition on energy conservation

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 5: In order to promote Energy Conservation in the country, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under Ministry of Power, Government of India, has launched a nationwide compaign by inviting all the School children from 4th standard to 9th standard to participate in school, State and National Level painting competition.
Painting competitions across the State of Jammu and Kashmir were entrusted to NHPC Limited for selecting best 100 paintings in each category of Class 4th, 5th & 6th in category-A and 7th,8th & 9th in category-B. About 1.5 Lakh students participated in the school level competition across the State of J&K.
NHPC Limited, Regional Office, Jammu selected 100 paintings out of Paintings received from various schools of J&K State during the School Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation-2013. The paintings were selected by a Jury comprising Ekramul Haque, Chief (HR), NHPC Limited, Nodal Officer Painting Competition for J&K State, H.R.Pakhroo, Joint Director,Trainings, State Institute of Education, Jammu, Subhash Anand, Renowned Cartoonist, Rohit Verma, Institute of Fine Arts College, Jammu,  Akram Khan, Artist, Milian Sharma, Deptt. of Fine Arts, Jammu University and Parveen Singh, JK Fine Arts Society of Jammu.
NHPC was entrusted with the responsibility of organizing School and State Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation by BEE under Ministry of Power. These Painting Competitions are part of National Awareness Campaign launched by Ministry of Power, Government of India for promoting Energy conservation in the country, which is need of the hour.
Selected students will participate in the State Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation-2013 on November 12, 2013 at General Zorawar Singh, Auditorium, University of Jammu.