Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bellampalli, Mancherial District has organized a one-day awareness programme on Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management in Agriculture Sector in collaboration with Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd., (TSREDCO) at KVK Farm Science Centre, Bellampalli, Mancherial District on 04.02.2020. For this programme, Smt. Bharathi Holikeri, Honourable District Collector, of Mancherial District and Sri. Durgam Chinnaiah, Member of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A), Bellampalli Constituency attended as Chief guests and Sri. M. Panduranga Rao, District Manager, TSREDCO Ltd., erstwhile Adilabad (Mancherial, Kumrumbheem Asifabad, Nirmal and Adilabad Districts) attended as Resource Perosn. District Officials from Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, KVK, Bellampalli Staff and other Public Representatives were also attended. Dr. M. Rajeshwar Naik, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Bellampalli has addressed the gathering and started the programme with a brief introduction on the importance of utilization of the energy sources available to the farming community. Later, Sri. M. Pandurangarao, DM, TSREDCO, has interacted with the farmers and other stake holders who had attended the one-day awareness programme about the daily usage of electricity. In continuation, he had suggested the best way to use Renewable energy (electricity) in agriculture. The farmers can avail the energy resources very efficiently and effectively with low consumption of the electricity for delivery of water, pumpsets and borewells through the TSREDCO services. Sri. Durgam Chinnaiah, M.L.A., of Bellampalli Constituency has delivered his valuable speech to the farmers to utilise the services of KVK in effective application of latest technologies in the farm activities for lower investments and higher returns in the form of farm produce and it will helps to improve the standard of living of the farmers. Smt. Bharthi Holikeri, District Collector and Magistrate, has expresssed her valuable views on the usage and wastage of the available Renewable Resources in the nature. She also further quoted that, now-a-days most of the people are wasting the electricity and draining the ground water beyond the available limit which is produced by utilisation of natural resources like water, coal and solar energy. Further, she added “One has to feel responsible and should have self-check in utilisation of electric power, water and other natural resources on a daily basis. For this particular programme, 600 number of farmers and 50 number of Officials have been participated.