In a bid to make big judgment impacting inter-connected sectors of energy, education and women Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that a government girls’ school in Punjab will be the first school in the nation to include energy efficiency as a subject in the school syllabus.
The minister had a meeting via video link with the girls from Punjab along with students from other schools across the country at The Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar in the awards function on National Energy Conservation Day and said that he will put this matter before union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani to get energy efficiency as a subject in schools.
The minister said that there will be no force as energy efficiency is most effective when it is intended. Goyal promised that each state will have a toll-free number to report the cases of street lights on for the duration of daylight.
Goyal also announced that his ministry will determine all municipal lighting in the country switch over to the much more energy- well-organized light releasing diodes by 2016. The competition attracted the contribution of six million children this year and around 100,000 schools.