SAKSHAM - 2021 Activities Events Calendar

Oil and Gas Conservation Mass Awareness Campaign

Glimpses of SAKSHAM - 2021


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 2021 (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) in which a number of activities are being carried out based on the theme of the event. The theme for the year 2021 is :

“Green and Clean Energy” / “हरित एवं स्वच्छ ऊर्जा”

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.

In view of the prevailing pandemic situation of COVID-19, while organizing the activities, all the protocols and guidelines issued in this regard by the competent authorities are to be strictly adhered to.

Inaugural function

The campaign will kick start on 16th January 2021 in a function to be inaugurated by, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel at 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, 2021): 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.

The various activities planned during this program has been detailed below

Inaugural Event In all States/UT Capitals for giving away Awards to Children, Oil Industries and other major achievers of the last SAKSHAM.
Campaign on Fuel Conservation in Schools / Colleges / Public places To be held in School / Colleges in form of Debate / Group Talk, Graffitti and Wall Painting Competition, etc
Campaign on Fuel Conservation through Technical Meets / Workshops To be held in Engineering Colleges / Different Industrial Sectors in form of Debate / Group Talk, Panel Discussion, etc
Campaign at RWA Involve House Wives / Youths / Housemaids / Cooks and Sensitize them on Tips and benefits of LPG Conservation and Electricity Saving in Households through group talk.
Campaign for Clubs/Societies/ NGOs, etc Involve all member of Society for fuel conservation through pledge towards Petroleum conservation / Quiz / essay competition / debate competition / group talk / group discussion/ etc
Fuel Efficient Driving Contests For car owners / Fleet Drivers with vehicles consuming liquid fuel / CNG to promote fuel efficient driving.
Publication / Talks in Media Involve media (print, electronic and social media)in promoting fuel conservation
Public Seminars and Discussions Through Press Conference and press release by Oil PSUs, etc
Saksham Cyclothon Saksham Cyclothon To be held in 300 cities on 31st January 2021
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.
Group Talk at Retail Outlets / CNG Stations 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.
Campaign for Farmers Mass awareness through Kisan Call Centre in the form of Tips/Jingles on Petroleum Conservation
Campaign for STUs / Fleet Owners 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
Emission Check Free "PUC check" for vehicles at Retail outlets as well as checking of Emission of Petroleum product consuming equipment of Industries.
Awareness Campaigns for General Public 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 Publicity through Mobile Van, percolating to the remote areas in each state specifically the Rural/ Agricultural Sector.

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The सक्षम (संरक्षण क्षमता महोत्सव) - 2021 shall conclude with the valedictory function on 15th February ’ 2021 across all States/UT Capitals of India.