Umang- 2015

Umang 2015

Ques: Which one of the following options is correct regarding energy and electricity consumption in India to global consumption?

(a) 10%

(b) 5%

(c) 15%

(d) 2%

Ans: (b)

Related facts:

  • December 11, 2015 President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Festival of Energy ‘Umang 2015’.
  • The theme of Umang 2015 was – “Nayi Zindagi ki Umang, Swachh Urja ke Sang”.
  • This festival has organized in Dr. Rajendra Prasad Sarvodaya Vidyalaya School located in President’s Estate.
  • During the occasion Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee expressed following thought :
  • India supports around 17% of the world’s population, but its energy and electricity consumption is just around 5% of the world consumption.
  • Therefore, we as a country, have a huge responsibility and challenge to meet our developmental requirements and at the same time ensure that we remain committed to clean energy.
  • I will like to see in future many more government schools going ‘green through solar power’ and contributing to the clean energy movements in the country.

Reference:

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=133025

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