Painting Competition on Energy Conservation 2017 - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students


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Saturday, 2 September 2017

Painting Competition on Energy Conservation 2017

The Ministry of Power in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is undertaking the National Awareness Campaign 2017 to inculcate in children the habit of energy conservation and to sensitize them towards the issues of energy conservation. One of the main activities of the campaign is a Painting Competition for school students.

The competition is being held in three stages namely, School, State and National Levels.

Eligibility: Students of 4th, 5th and 6th standard under Group ‘A’ and students of 7th, 8th and 9th standard under Group ‘B’ are eligible to participate in the competition.

1. The schools are requested to organize a Painting Competition of 2 hours duration in the school for students of 4th, 5th and 6th standard under Group ‘A’ and for students of 7th, 8th and 9th standard under Group ‘B’ on any working day.
Students can select any one of the following topics for the Painting Competition:

Group ‘A’ 
  •  घर हो या दफतर,ऊजा बचत है बेहतर  (Home or Office, saving energy is better. )
  • ऊजा बचत के सितारे दोस्त हमारे  (Get Friendly with Energy Saving Star)
  •  Be polite, Turn off the light 
Group ‘B’ 
Switch off light when outside is bright
No excuse for energy misuse
Energy Saving Mission, make a Passion 

After the completion of painting competition, School Principal may select two best paintings along with information on the total number of participants, percentage participation of students in both the Groups i.e. ‘A’ and ‘B’ (as applicable) and send them to the address of the Nodal Officer of their respective State/UT by 6 th October, 2017. The back page of the paintings should carry the following information:
Name of the student Father’s/Mother’s Name Standard Roll No. School Name and Postal Address Govt. School in Rural Area (Write Yes or No) State/UT School Tel. No./Mobile No. Signature of School Principal

All the participating students will be issued a certificate of participation by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India and 1st and 2nd selected will get ‘Certificate of Merit’ which will be signed by the respective school Principals and Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. Schools are requested to send the list of students participating in the painting competition (Group wise) to their State Nodal Officers. The list of state wise Nodal Officers and scheme is available at

It is also mentioned that those schools which would record 100% participation at the School Level Painting Competition, their names will be included in the Painting Competition booklet prepared by Bureau of Energy Efficiency. 

The committee of experts will select upto 50 best paintings each for Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ out of the total number of paintings sent by the respective school Principals of the State/UT and the selected paintings will be displayed at a designated place for State Level on the spot painting competition of 2 hour duration on 14th November 2017. The selected students will be paid Rs.2000/- each in cash by the Nodal Officer on the day of their participation at the State Level Painting Competition. Their travel expenses will also be reimbursed as prescribed in the scheme. 
The Committee of Experts /Jury of the two groups of that particular State/UT will select 13 best paintings for respective Groups separately with preference to students from Govt. Schools of rural areas on the day of competition itself for the following prizes:  

 Prize Group ‘A’ Group ‘B’
 First Rs. 20,000/- Rs. 20,000/- 
 Second Rs. 15,000/- Rs. 15,000/-
 Third Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/- 
 Consolation (10 nos.) Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 5,000/-

 The first, second and third prize winners of Group ‘A’ of each State/UT Level Painting Competition along with their guardian will be invited to Delhi to participate in the National Level Painting Competition of 2 hours duration on 12th December 2017 and results will be announced on 14th December 2017. 
Only paintings of 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners of State Level Painting Competition of the Group ‘B’ from each State/UT will be evaluated at Delhi by a Committee of Experts/Jury nominated for their selection for National Level prizes. 
Boarding and Lodging, to and fro sleeper class/AC Chair Car/ 3rd AC rail fare or State Roadways bus fare by the shortest route for 108 participants and two guardians per participant of Group ‘A’ and 12 winners of Group ‘B’ along with one guardian per participant will be reimbursed. In addition, each participating student will be paid a sum of Rs.2000/- as incidentals and given a participation certificate. 
The Selection Committee/Jury will select 23 best paintings/posters for Group ‘A’ for the following prizes: 

Awards No. of Prizes Amount (Rs.) 
First Prize (1 no.) 1,00,000/- 
Second Prize (4 nos.) 50,000/- each 
Third Prize (8 nos.) 25,000/- each 
Consolation Prize (10 nos.) 10,000/- each 
BEE Consolation Prizes (10 nos.) 10,000/- each

The selection Committee/Jury will also select prize winning paintings for Group ‘B’ from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners of State Level Painting Competition for the following Prizes: 
Awards No. of Prizes Amount (Rs.) 
 First Prize (1 no.) 1,00,000/- 
 Second Prize (2 nos.) 50,000/- each 
 Third Prize (3 nos.) 25,000/- each 
 Consolation Prize (6 nos.) 10,000/- each 

The paintings received from the schools located outside India and having affiliation with Indian School Education Boards under Group ‘A’ will also be adjudged for the following by the Committee of Experts/Jury comprising of renowned personalities from field of Art etc., Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency: 
`First Prize: US $500
`Second Prize: US $300
`Third Prize: US $200

Certificate of Appreciation to the students whose painting have been forwarded to BEE.
The schools are requested to send two best paintings under each group directly to
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
Sewa Bhawan, RK Puram, Sector -1
New Delhi - 110066


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