Inaugural Function of SAKSHAM 2019

Oil and Gas Conservation Mass Awareness Campaign

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil & Gas Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG) are organising a Campaign to sensitize the masses about the conservation and efficient use of petroleum products towards achieving twin objectives of better health & environment and securing availability of Oil & Gas for future generations. The campaign is named as SAKSHAM 2019 (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) in which a number of activities are being carried out based on the theme of the event.

“ईंधन संरक्षण की ज़िम्मेदारी, जन गण की भागीदारी”

This campaign is aimed at showing the way forward for enhancing Conservation capabilities of people and help understand need, issues & solutions for conservation and effective utilization of petroleum products and also to give message that collective participation is the key to Conservation.

Inaugural function

The campaign will kick start on 16th January 2019 in a function to be inaugurated by, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble MoS (IC), P&NG at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. Simultaneously, the campaign will start at each State/UT capitals, which shall be organised by State Level Coordinators of Oil Companies in the presence of esteemed dignitaries like Hon’ble Governor/Chief Minister/ State Ministers.

Come, Join & Conserve Fuel for Nation

Saksham Month (16th January – 15th February, 2019): During the month, all segments viz. School Children, Youth, Housewives, Drivers, Mechanics, Fleet Operators, Industries, Farmers etc. shall be involved in various fuel conservation activities.

  • Inaugural Event in all States/UT Capitals for giving away Awards to Children, Oil Industries and other major achievers of the last Oil & Gas Conservation Fortnight (OGCF).
  • “Bi-cycle day” through out the country on 20th Jan.’ 2019.
  • “Fuel efficient driving Contest” for car owners to promote fuel efficient driving.
  • “Walkathon” – to bring awareness about indoor and outdoor pollution.
  • “Fuel Saving Concerts” about conservation through performances by local talents.
  • “Driver Training workshop”- Kick start of the Mega Driver Training Workshop (including health check-up of drivers) at one of the major OMCs locations during this period and workshop at other major locations to follow during the year.
  • “Driver Training workshop”- Kick start of the Mega Driver Training Workshop (including health check-up of drivers) at one of the major OMCs locations during this period and workshop at other major locations to follow during the year.
  • LPG Panchayat to educate villagers about the usage of LPG, its safety and conservation tips. Also training of LPG consumers by distributors for LPG safety and conservation tips. The delivery boys shall get the benefit of a health check-up during such programs.
  • Training program for riders of cars, bus and truck at Retail outlets to educate them about the conservation tips in the usage of Petrol & Diesel, including vehicle safety.
  • People engaging activities like Cyclathon, Walkathon, Marathon, Car Rallies, Radio Events and Intersection/ Road activities etc.
  • Seminars and Workshops for all segments pertaining to Transport, Domestic, Agriculture & Industry for creating awareness and imparting training on conservation.
  • Awareness Campaign through embossing conservation tips on Cash Memos at Retail Outlets/LPG distributorship, also through IVRS of OMCs, SMSs on oil conservation tips etc.
  • Mass awareness through Kisan Call Centre in the form of Tips/Jingles on Petroleum Conservation.
  • Commitment in the form of a pledge towards Petroleum conservation during all events and signature on pledge book kept at Retail outlets and LPG distributors.
  • Publicity through Mobile Van, percolating to the remote areas in each state specifically the Rural/ Agricultural Sector.
  • Free “PUC check” for vehicles at Retail outlets.
  • Workshop at Retail outlets for Autos, Taxi Drivers/Mechanics, and Two Wheelers.

Glimpses of Previous Year Inaugural Function of SAKSHAM 2019

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The सक्षम (संरक्षण क्षमता महोत्सव) - 2019 shall conclude with the valedictory function on 15th February ’ 2019 across all States/UT Capitals of India.