Ministry of Power, Government of India has Awarded Shri Ashok Kumar, Chief (HR), NHDC Ltd, Bhopal for the First Prize as Best State Nodal Officer for the Painting Competition on Energy Conservation 2014. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Power gave away the prize to Shri Ashok Kumar in a glittering ceremony organized at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 14th December, 2014 on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day.
On this occasion, Prize was also given to State of Madhya Pradesh as Best Performing State, which was received by Shri S.R. Mohanti, Additional Chief Secretary, School Education on behalf of the State.
This year approximately 7.5 Lac students from Madhya Pradesh participated in the Painting Competition on propagating Energy Conservation launched by Ministry of Power, Government of India, which was highest percentage increase over the previous years among the various States of the Country.