Best ENCON Clubs of the year declared at
KR ENCON CLUB Staff Co-ordinator’s Meet
“Energy is a gift to human life by nature and energy saving needs to be a way of life to reduce environmental impact and costs for organizations across the globe. The fast depletion of finite reserves of energy sources needs to be curbed and Encon Clubs can do a lot to propagate this message,” said Sri P K Suresh, GM (Finance) while inaugurating the ENCON Club Staff Coordinator’s Meet at KR City Office, Kundannoor on 26th September. Presiding over the meet, Deputy General Manager (Technical)-I/C, Sri. P K Thampi, expressed the need for all out efforts to eliminate wasteful expenditure on energy and adopt energy efficient technologies and practices in our activities, be it industrial, commercial, agricultural or household. He also expressed his hope that our Encon Club activities will go a long way in motivating the community to practice energy efficiency making it a movement for the prosperity of the nation.
The best performing Encon Clubs were declared at the meet, through evaluation of the annual activities undertaken by them at the School and College level. In the inter-club competition organized for BPCL KR Encon Clubs, Govt. Higher Secondary School, Kalamassery was adjudged as the Best Encon Club in the School Category to receive the Trophy and cash award while SNV Sanskrit Higher Secondary School, North Paravur bagged the shield and cash award for the second prize. In the Arts & Science College category, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy was adjudged as the Best Encon Club and S.B.College, Changanachery came in as the Runner up. In the professional colleges category, St.Joseph’s College of Engineering, Palai bagged the Best Encon Club award and SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum finished as the runner up. The staff coordinators made multi-media presentations of their activities at the evaluation session from which the winners were selected.
In the invitation lectures that followed, Prof. E. Kunjikrishnan of University College, Trivandrum made a highly informative and motivating talk about the present environmental issues of Kerala. Mr. P Venkatesh, Director, Excess Renew Tech Private Limited, Coimbatore detailed about the various efficient day lighting modes and power saving lighting and heating solutions.
The winners received their prizes from Mr. George Paul, DGM (Petrochemicals). The event provided a platform for the coordinators to interact and share their knowledge and experience on the latest issues and challenges in energy conservation and environment protection. Mr. Chacko M Jose, Chief Manager (Energy & Environment) welcomed the gathering and Mrs. C Vijayalakshmi, Staff Coordinator, Vidyodaya School proposed the vote of thanks.