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 14 December, 2017

 REIL gets “Energy Conservation Award -2017”


Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the “National Energy Conservation Award -2017” to Shri A.K. Jain, Managing Director, REIL in the ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 14th December 2017, in recognition to its efforts in energy Conservation in Office & BPO Building Category. REIL has been given this prestigious award for its dedicated efforts in the field of Energy Management. On this occasion Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R.K. Singh, Secretary (MNRE) Shri Anand Kumar, Secretary (Power)          Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Government of India and other eminent dignitaries were also present. On the same day, the efforts of REIL were recognized at state level also and Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award -2017 was presented to REIL in Office Building and Industry Category.  


REIL is a “Mini Ratna” Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Heavy Industry & Public Enterprise, Government of India, with a track record of professional management and profitable operations over the past 36 years. The Company is engaged in taking Electronics, Information Technology & Renewable Energy to the villages of our country.


On this occasion, Shri Jain stated that this Award is a result of saving approximately 1.00 lakh unit of Electricity in the year 2016-17 as compared to the year 2015-16. This has been achieved by replacing the existing manufacturing equipment with energy efficient equipment and introducing improvement in methods of manufacturing process and in other areas, to save electricity.


Shri A.K. Jain thanked the organizers including jury for the award and also expressed his thanks for the guidance received from Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India, Ministry of Power, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, as well as RREC, Government of Rajasthan, and RIICO.


Shri A.K. Jain congratulated the employees of REIL for these awards, and assured that the Company would continue to deliver Electronics, Information Technology & Renewable Energy based products and services for Social and Economical development of rural masses, while considering the importance of Energy Conservation.