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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

PCRA Essay Competition for Students

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) is a registered society set up under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. PCRA is a national government agency engaged in promoting fuel conservation and energy efficiency in various sectors of the economy. It also helps the government in formulating policies and strategies for petroleum conservation, aimed at reducing excessive dependence of the country on oil imports.
PCRA is organising an essay competition for the students. 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.

Eligibility: Students of classes 7, 8, 9 & 10.

Topic :
बेहतर पर्यावरण के लिए तेल बचत
Save fuel for better environment

Only schools in India recognized by Central & State Boards of India, can participate.
It is mandatory for the Schools to conduct the competition in school premises in a fair manner. It is requested that all eligible (maximum number of) students take part in this competition, as this is in National interest.
Schools to conduct Essay competition in one or more of the following languages- Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarat, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Maithili, Dogri, Nepali, Bodo and Santhali.
One student can participate in only one language.
Essay should not exceed 700 words.
Student must submit essay in his/her own handwriting.
Time Limit: 1 Hour
School is required to evaluate the entries, and upload best two entries in each language, in which the competition has been conducted at the school, on www.pcracompetitions.org .
Competition Period: 01.07.2018 to 30.09.2018.
Last entry on or before 30.09.2018.

The topics of the essay competition may be displayed prominently, at least a week in advance. Schools can advise students to prepare in advance for the scheduled competition. This shall enable the participants to obtain relevant information from various sources. This exercise is focused on increasing awareness in young minds for the National cause of Conservation of Fuel and Environment protection.

Please check the portal www.pcracompetitions.org or website http://www.pcracompetitions.org/essay for more details or contact PCRA on: 011-26715360 or email : contact@pcracompetitions.org

The essay & painting entries submitted would be the sole property of PCRA, with rights to use and right to edit for any purpose it considers appropriate.
Children of employees of PCRA are not eligible for the prizes.
Schools should try to hold the competitions as early as possible to avoid last minute rush in submission.
The final results shall be announced in December 2018. The awards will be distributed during the Saksham month period 16.01.19 to 15.02.19.


  1. Please open all the 3above mention competitions for IGCSE and IBDP HINDI Language students also .Let them also give chance to explore their talent in Hindi . So that we can encourage our National Language .
    You can reply me on my mail id - sandhyavijay08@gmail.com

    1. Please contact the organisers at pcracompetitions.org

  2. Thank you sir .

    Suman Yadav


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