National Energy Conservation Day: History, date, theme

(Compiled by Tanisha Mathew)

On Dec 14 every year, India celebrates National Energy Conservation Day to spread awareness and to highlight its accomplishments in energy efficiency and conservation.

It was started by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, which was formed on March 1, 2002, to control and improve national energy efficiency and conservation. Public is made aware on how to minimise energy wastage.

President Droupadi Murmu will address the gathering at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on Dec 14, 2023.

She will also felicitate the winners of the National Energy Conservation Award 2023, National Energy Efficiency Innovation Award 2023 and National Painting Competition 2023 on Energy Conservation.