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What is Saksham 2020? Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA); Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA);
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January 16, 2020

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Government Schemes & Policies

  • Petroleum Ministry launches Saksham 2020 for fuel conservation

Issues related to Health & Education

  • Central Adoption Resource Authority celebrates 5th Annual Day
 
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Government Schemes & Policies

Petroleum Ministry launches Saksham 2020 for fuel conservation

The month long fuel conservation campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), Saksham 2020, was launched by Petroleum Ministry on January 16.

a people centric fuel conservation mega campaign

What is Saksham 2020?

  • This is a flagship program of PCRA and Oil public sector undertakings under the guidance of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
  • The initiative aims to add values to the various efforts being made in the country for saving fuel.
  • It will be a month long i.e. from 16 January to 15 February, mega campaign.
  • PCRA and Oil & Gas companies shall carry out various interactive programs during this month-long campaign.

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)

  • It is a registered society set up under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India.

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA).

  • PCRA is a national government agency engaged in promoting fuel conservation and energy efficiency in various sectors of the economy.
  • It also helps the government in formulating policies and strategies for petroleum conservation, aimed at reducing excessive dependence of the country on oil imports.
  • PCRA conducts energy efficiency studies in the industrial sector which include energy audits, fuel oil utilization studies, model depot projects, small scale industrial studies, institutional training programs, PAT consultancy, ISO 50001 EnMS implementation assistance, seminars and exhibitions. 
  • PCRA is actively engaged in formulating energy efficiency standards for equipment consuming petroleum fuel.
[Ref: Vikaspedia, PIB]

 

Issues related to Health & Education

Central Adoption Resource Authority celebrates 5th Annual Day

Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) celebrated its 5th Annual Day in New Delhi and as part of the Advocacy, souvenirs to commemorate the Annual Day was unveiled during the event.

Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

About CARA:

  • CARA is an autonomous and statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development established under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
  • It was set up in 1990.
  • It is a nodal body for adoption of Indian children.
  • It is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoptions.
  • CARA primarily deals with adoption of orphan, abandoned and surrendered children through its associated /recognised adoption agencies.
  • It deals with inter-country adoptions according to Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993 ratified by India in 2003.
  • In 2018, CARA has allowed individuals in a live-in relationship to adopt children from and within India.
[Ref: PIB, CARA]
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