Rajkot Division of Western Railway Awarded for Saving Energy

The award which is given out by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency and the central government’s Ministry of power, recognizes public and private entities for optimum saving of electricity.

Energy Efficiency

Achieving milestones in energy efficiency, the Rajkot Division of Western Railway has received five awards for saving huge amounts on their electricity bills because of using Solar Power.

The award which is given out by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency and the central government’s Ministry of power, recognizes public and private entities for optimum saving of electricity.

For its conservation of electricity, Jamnagar railway station and Rajkot railway hospital received award in the second category while Dwarka railway station and Surendranagar railway station received award in the third category.

Wester Railway said in a press release that, “These awards have been founded by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency of the central government’s power ministry. They are given to the different private and government sectors for optimum saving of electricity. This year’s awards were given away by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan,”

“We have been able to save electricity by the maximum use of solar energy, use of LED, use of the fans that consume minimum electricity, use of star rated air conditions and automatic electricity generation at the railway station. That apart, we carried out a save electricity campaign at the railway station in which we urged our staff to switch off lights and fans when not required,” said P B Ninave, manager of Rajkot division of the WR.

Source: TNN

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