NBSE Informs On Saksham National Competition 2020-21 For Students Of Classes 7-10

NBSE Informs On Saksham National Competition 2020-21

Kohima, January 12 (NEx): The Nagaland Board of School Education has notified for the information of Heads of Registered Institutions that the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural gas, Govt. of India, is organising Saksham National Competition 2020-21 for school children in online mode, during the period January 04, 2021 to February 10, 2021, to raise awareness on the importance of fuel conservation and environmental protection.

These competitions aim to raise awareness among youth about practical conservation tips for the conservation of Petroleum products in industrial, transport, agriculture, domestic sector, reduction of oil imports, energy conservation, importance and use of renewable energy sources, and how to practice such conservation tips in our daily lives, and save the environment.

For effective communication, students may choose to present their ideas and messages for conserving petroleum products and reducing emissions, in English, Hindi or Regional languages.

The three Competitions will be in the form of;

a) Essay

b) Painting

c) Quiz for selecting school team and thereafter State and National level.

Students of Classes 7, 8, 9 & 10 are eligible for the competitions.

The incentive awards for the competition have been made very attractive in the form of Cash Prizes.

The competition will be launched through a Web Portal and a Mobile App for the students to participate online. Schools are required to evaluate the entries made by their students and upload the best two entries to the PCRA’s webportal. The detailed instructions for conducting the competitions by the schools and online submission for each competition are available on the PCRA’s webportal or website competitions.html or mobile app pcra-competitions.

All heads of registered institutions have been requested to disseminate the information and encourage interested children to participate in the competition.

For any further queries on the subject, the schools may contact PCRA’s Help Desk on Phone no. 011-26715360, Email:

(News source: DIPR)