Conserve energy to secure future of country: Akhoon
Jammu, January 31 (Scoop News) – JK Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and Transport Qamar Ali Akhoon today underlined the need for launching a vigorous campaign to aware people about the importance of conservation of energy, including Oil and Gas, to make the future of country secure.
The Minister was speaking at the valedictory function of “Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight-2012 (OGCF) organised by Oil Industry,
Akhoon said that women folk especially housewives have to play a pivotal role in conserving and preserving gas, oil, water and electricity adding that timely collective precautions can avert big tragedies in the future.
The Minister said that main objective of celebrating this fortnight is to create awareness about fuel saving tips during the day to day human activities. He said that the consumption of fuel, like oil and gas used in human activity including transport, industries, agricultural and households can be reduced to a large extent if these tips are followed by the consumers. He stressed for achieving the goal by launching massive awareness programmes in urban as well as rural areas.
State Level Coordinator of Oil Companies in
Senior Regional Manager, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPC) Atul Goel briefed about the activities during the fortnight. He said various events aimed at creating mass awareness about conservation of petroleum products were organised. He said symposiums, essay competitions, painting, drawing, slogan writing, poster making and quiz competitions were held in various schools and colleges, while cycle rallies were taken out in various localities, besides panel discussions through electronic media.
Later, the Minister distributed mementoes and cash awards among the students who took part in various activities during the fortnight long celebrations.
Besides, senior officers of Oil Industry, Managers, oil dealers, students of various schools, prominent citizens and media persons attended the valedictory function.
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