From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : ‘Saksham’ Campaign
Mains level : Fossil fuels conservation
‘Saksham’ Campaign for fuel conservation has been launched.
- It is an annual one-month long, people-centric fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
- PCRA and Oil & Gas companies carry out various interactive programs during this month-long campaign.
- Activities like ‘Saksham’ Cycle Day, Cyclothons, Workshops for drivers of commercial vehicles, Seminars for housewives/cooks on adopting simple fuel saving measure.