Urja Dakshata Information Tool(UDIT)

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News:Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) along with World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched Urja Dakshata Information Tool(UDIT) to facilitate a database on energy efficiency.

Facts:

About UDIT:

  • Urja Dakshata Information Tool(UDIT) is a user-friendly platform that explains the energy efficiency landscape of India across industry, appliances, building, transport, municipal and agriculture sectors. 
  • It will also showcase the capacity building and new initiatives taken up by the Government across the sectors in the increase energy efficiency domain.

About BEE:

  • The BEE is a statutory body under the Ministry of Power. It was set up under the provisions of Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  • Its mission is to assist in developing policies with the primary objective of reducing energy intensity of the Indian Economy.

About WRI:

  • The World Resources Institute(WRI) is a global research non-profit organization that was established in 1982.
  • It aims to promote environmental sustainability, economic opportunity, and human health and well-being.
  • It is headquartered in Washington,USA.