Videocon bags National Energy Conservation Award 2016

MUMBAI: Videocon, the leading consumer electronic and home appliances company, today added another feather to its cap by winning the first prize for Best Manufacturer of BEE Star Labelled Appliances, in the Air Conditioner category, at the National Energy Conservation Award – 2016. This is the second time in a row that the brand has been awarded the most energy efficient brand. Last year during the award ceremony, Videocon bagged the first prize for the refrigerator category. The award aims at giving national recognition to companies who have made significant contributions in creating awareness towards and production of energy efficient appliances.

Highlighting Videocon’s energy efficient products and practices Videocon Chief Manufacturing and Procurement Officer Abhijit Kotnis said, “It is a moment of pride for all of us at Videocon. We have always worked towards creating high quality and energy efficient Air Conditioners, and it seems that our focus on high-end products has paid off. Videocon extends its sincere appreciation towards the trust of its customers. The award surely would not have been possible without the hard work that the team at Videocon has put in.”

“We are truly honoured to receive the National Energy Conservation Award for the second time in a row. As a responsible Indian manufacturer, we understand the importance of conserving energy for a brighter and better tomorrow, and that is exactly what this award also encourages us all to do. It is our endeavour to achieve the highest energy standards for our products and for that we relentlessly adhere to best practices. Videocon's focus is always on the high-end products, and hence products like the BEE-certified 5 star range of Air Conditioners will always remain on of the brand's key strengths," Videocon Head of Technology and Innovation Akshay Dhoot.

Organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, the award ceremony was held in the capital on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day. Minister of State (I/C) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable energy & mines, Shri Piyush Goyal presented the awards to all the winners. The award is presented annually by the ministry of power, Government of India.

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