PDD Ladakh rolls out 3-day capacity-building training program on ECBC, ENS in Kargil
Kargil, August 22, 2022: Power Development Department (PDD) Ladakh under the guidance of Chief Engineer, PDD Ghulam Ahmed Mir in collaboration with The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) today rolled out a 3-day long capacity-building training program on Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) and Eco Niwas Samhita (ENS) at Conference Hall, Baroo.
As electricity has become a basic necessity of human life and its consumption has tremendously increased in the country, the training program would emphasize on means to energy conservation at commercial and residential buildings. The program is aimed to reduce energy consumption by 25 to 30 percent.
Manoj Singh presided as master trainer for the 3-day program. He gave a detailed presentation on the pattern of electricity consumption in commercial and residential buildings in the country.
It was informed that 24 percent of electricity is consumed by residential buildings when the country’s total electricity consumption as per Energy Statistics of India 2021 stands at 12,91,494 GWh in 2019-20.
The ECBC and ENS are the set of guidelines developed by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power under the aegis of Energy Conservation Act, 2001 to bring energy efficiency standards intended to reduce energy consumption in commercial and residential buildings respectively.