Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, has been in the forefront to create mass awareness towards conservation of petroleum products, promoting fuel-efficient equipment and helping the government by proposing policies and strategies for petroleum conservation.
In August 2016, under the able guidance of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (I/C), MOP & NG, an all India Essay & Painting competition was conducted by PCRA attracting massive participation. Addressing the objective of inculcating a sense of responsibility in young minds, winners were awarded attractive prizes along with a study tour of Japan, to learn about the advancements and efforts made towards petroleum conservation and energy efficiency in developed countries.
Essay, Quiz and Painting competitions for 2017 have been rolled out. This is a golden opportunity for millions of young, budding students to test their calibre & bag coveted certificates, prizes and an all-expenses paid educational foreign trip to a foreign country. The schools and students may keep themselves updated by visiting regularly for conservation tips and methods.
This essay presents the concept of energy by discussing the two major types of energy, the various forms it could take, including renewable sources of energy, energy conservation and above all it talks about the safest and cleanest alternatives....
Energy can be gathered in many ways using our natural recourses from the environment, for example: solar energy (from the sun) and hydroelectricity (where electricity is gathered by rushing water)
Hydroelectricity is when electricity is generated by rotating coils of wire (rotors) between the poles of a magnet.