Ministry of Power, Government of India has endowed the ‘Best Nodal Officer’ Award to Shri Ashok Kumar, Chief (HR), NHDC, Bhopal constituted for organising Painting Competition as part of the Energy Conservation Campaign, 2015. The Performance Award was given for showing the highest percentage increase in Students’ Participation over previous year, amongst all States in the Country. The State of Madhya Pradesh had registered a whopping 28 lac students from more than 1.23 lac Schools which was the highest in the Country.
The Award was received by Shri Ashok Kumar, Chief (Humar Resources), NHDC from Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State (I/c) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Government of India on 14.12.2015 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The Painting Competition was organised for School children in Two Categories; Group A: Class IV, V & VI and Group B: Class VII, VIII & IX with the objective of putting across the message of Energy Conservation to young pupils and general public at large.