State level painting competitions for school children

Inviting participation in School, State and National Level
Painting Competition on Energy Conservation - 2014

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Report on meeting on MuDSM held at Guwahati on 13th June 2014
Notice for Changes of office address dated 25/03/14
One day workshop cum Seminar on ECBC at Guwahati

A one day Seminar cum Workshop on Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) was held at hotel Nakshatra, Beltola, Guwahati on 11th May 2012 from 10 AM. Representative from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Shri Girija Shankar, Assistant Energy Economist made a presentation titled ‘Roadmap for Energy Efficiency in Buildings’ followed by presentations from PCRA by Shri A.K. Mohini, Joint Director, PCRA and Shri D. Mahapatra, Deputy Director, PCRA, ER, on ECBC.

Officials from ASEB, APDCL, AEDA, PWD, BSNL, GMDA, GMC including builders and Architects attended the program. A discussion was held at the end of the program where most of participants opined to have the ECBC amended to suit local condition of Assam and made it mandatory.

One day workshop cum Seminar on ECBC at Guwahati
Seminar at Guwahati on 31st Oct 2011 

A one day seminar was held at Hotel Nakshatra, Guwahati on 31st Oct 2011 on ‘Energy Conservation Opportunities’. Participants from various organizations like ASEB, APDCL, PWD, Builders, Hotels, Hospitals attended the seminar.

The seminar started with inaugural function attended by Sri Sumeet Jerath, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government of Assam, Power (Electricity) Department, and officials from PCRA.

Presentations on various topics like brief overview on energy scenario, Energy conservation in electrical distribution system, motors, ECBC, pumping system and HVAC was made by resource persons from PCRA.

One day Seminar at Guwahati on 31st October 2011
Shri Sumeet Jerath, IAS, Principal Secretary, Power addressing the participants at Guwahati
Training programs at Tezpur, Jorhat, Dibrugarh & Silchar

One day training programs were held at Tezpur on 26th August 2011 at Jorhat on 27th September 2011, at Dibrugarh on 22nd September 2011 and at Silchar on 21st October 2011 with the help of PCRA. Resource persons from PCRA delivered presentations on energy savings opportunities in electrical distribution system, motor, illumination, pumping, HVAC and energy saving tips from use of energy at household.

At Tezpur
At Jorhat
At Dibrugarh
BEE’S LED Village Campaign Scheme in Assam  

Nation’s first village under BEE’s LED Village Campaign Scheme inaugurated at Makumpathar No.4 village at Tinsukia district in Assam on 7 th July 2010. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India launched the LED Village campaign to convert existing incandescent bulbs in the households and street lights of one village with LEDs with an objective to showcase the new technology for lighting using LED (Light Emitting Diode) so that a comparison can be demonstrated between LED and incandescent lamps.

Makumpathar No. 4 village was selected to cover under the project in Assam and 100 LED street lights fitted in place of existing street lamps in the village and 2 to 3 nos. of 6W LED lamps were distributed among the electricity consumers of the village.

Shri Pradyut Bordoloi, Hon’ble Minister Power, Assam inaugurated the project in a function held at the village on 7 th July 2010. LED lamps were distributed among consumers on the day of inauguration by the Hon’ble Minister, Sub Divisional Magistrate of Margherita, Chief Electrical Inspector-cum-Adviser and President of the Gaon Panchayat.

The function was largely attended by various officials of Government, APDCL, Inspectorate of Electricity and others including the villagers.

The project was implemented by the Chief Electrical Inspector-Cum-Adviser, Assam who is also the State Designated Agency under the Energy Conservation Act 2001 in Assam.






Name of village Makumpathar No. 4 village
Village census no. 01610000
District Tinsukia, Assam
Demo project of LED street lighting at Dibrugarh:

A Demo Project under fund assistance from Bureau of Energy Efficiency was successfully completed at Dibrugarh town replacing existing 150W Sodium Vapour & 85W CFL street lights with 50 W LED Street lights at the road section between Phulbagan to the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Dibrugarh District covering about 3.15Km.

More than 50% energy savings will be achieved due to installation of the energy efficient LED lamps. Automatic timer switches have also been provided to reduce further energy wastage.
Traffic point at Phulbagan
Portion of a street with LED street light

IGEA Report

Admn Staff College, Guwahati
Bijulee Bhawan, Guwahati
DC Office-Dibrugarh
DC Office-Goalpara
DC Office-Jorhat
DC Office-Kamrup
DC Office-Nagaon
DC Office-Silchar
DC Office-Sivasagar
DC Office-Tezpur
LGBI Airport
NEF Railway, Guwahati
Railway Station
Raj Bhawan

Prize winning essays - 2008

First prize winner
Second prize winner
Third prize winner

Prize winning essays - 2009

First prize winner
Second prize winner
Third prize winner

Awareness Training Programme on Energy Audit in buildings in Guwahati

DI Wolfgang Weissel, MD, Centric-Austria interacting with participants in the workshop

A two days ‘Awareness Training Programme on Energy Audit in buildings’ was held at the conference hall of Hotel Pragati Manor, G.S.Road, Guwahati on 25 th & 26 th September 2008 under EU-EISEEI project, in association with National Productivity Council. More than 30 participants from various organizations like PWD, ASEB, APGCL, AEGCL, NF Railways, IOCL, Jorhat Engineering College, APPL and Energy Auditors from various organizations attended the training programme along with SDA personnel and ECAT members. The training programme was primarily aimed for Energy Audit in Buildings.

DI Wolfgang Weissel, MD, Centric-Austria and Mr. A.K. Sinha, Regional Director, NPC, Kolkata gave presentations on Building Energy Audit, Energy Audit in Electrical System, Energy Audit for Lighting System, Energy Audit for Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Pumps etc.

The said training programme was a part of EU-EISEEI project sponsored by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency , GOI and its EU partners, Centric and Adelphi, Germany.

A national Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Energy Efficiency-Oppornuties and Challenges’ held at Guwahati at on 17 th and 18 th October 2008.

A national Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Energy Efficiency-Oppornuties and Challenges’ organized by the Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre and Chief Electrical Inspector-Cum-Adviser, Government of Assam (State designated Agency under EC Act for the State of Assam) on 17 th and 18 th October 2008.

The inaugural session was chaired by Shri A.K. Mitra, Chairman, the Institution of Engineers ( India), Assam State Centre. The Hon’ble Power and Industries Minister, Assam, Shri Pradyut Bordoloi was the Chief Guest of the event and Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency and Shri C.K. Das, IAS, Chairman, Assam State Electricity Board were Guest of Honours.

In the inaugural session, Shri S. Barooa, Chief Electrical Inspector-Cum-Adviser, Government of Assam presented the welcome address and Shri D. Pawan Kumar, Group Head & Director (EM), NPC, New Delhi delivered the keynote address. In the technical sessions presentations on EC Act, 2001, Standard & Labeling Programme, Gas Turbine air inlet cooling, prospects and challenges of Direct methanol Fuel Cells, Energy Efficiency in Air Conditioning system for building design, Energy Efficiency in lighting system, Climate responsive building design in North East, Green Buildings, Energy Efficiency in Industrial sector and profit through Energy Audit were made by speakers from various organisations.

Visible Public Participation in Energy Efficiency

CFL gaining popularity accross showroom to panwala & street vendors
Celebration of National Energy Conservation Day along with State level essay writing competition for school children of 6th to 8th standard


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