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Wear Non-Ironed Clothes

Take Part in This Month’s CCD

Take Part in This Month’s CCD

Each one of us contributes to pollution and climate change every day. Let's do our part in correcting the change. Take part in Climate Correction Day (CCD). Taking part in CCD is the smallest possible action that you can take. This could be the beginning of your journey towards a more sustainable life. We celebrate CCD on the 1st Wednesday of Every Month.

Climate change is real!

The planet has become warmer by 1.1 degrees centigrade. This global warming has caused climate change. The frequency and intensity of natural calamities like heat waves, cyclones, floods, droughts, and forest fires due to human induced climate change have also...Read More

Business as usual approaches are not working!

The international climate agreements, conferences, deliberations, and devising frameworks started as early as 1998 with the Kyoto Protocol, up to the Paris Agreement in 2015, there are COP meetings held every year and thousands of NGOs are working to correct c...Read More

We are running out of time!

The IPCC report affirms that temperature rise beyond 1.5 degree celsius will start irreversible climate change. The 1.5 degree celsius is the most important number for every human being. It is the number that all climate scientists are keeping an eye on. Did you know how much time is left before global warming touches the 1.5 degree celsius limit?

There is a need for a Public Movement!

Efforts made by governments, international bodies and NGOs all over the world are not providing enough to mitigate climate change. Every individual, rich or poor, from a developing country or a developed country is using energy and therefore contributing to cl...Read More

Energy Swaraj as a public movement!

It is the use of carbon based energy that has created the problem of climate change and it is the use of clean or renewable energy that would solve the problem, provided the generation and consumption of energy for local people is done locally, with local reso...Read More

Targets of The Energy Swaraj Movement

Through the Energy Swaraj Movement, the Foundation aims to achieve two main targets towards Awareness and Action.

Imparting Energy
Literacy Training to

1,000,000,000 People

Encouraging people to surrender electricity
connection and switch 100% on solar energy:

1,00,00,000

No. of Participants Completed the ELT:

Completed

Activities for Creating Energy Swaraj Movement

Energy Swaraj Yatra

The yatra is planned across the country starting from November 2020 until December 2030, nearly 11 years long, to create Energy Swaraj as a public movement.

Energy Literacy Training

To fulfil the energy requirement, humans have exploited Earth’s resources which in turn has led to climate change! Want to know how much energy we use & how one can adopt Solar Energy & save our Mother Earth - Become Energy literate & do your part!

Wah! Wrinkles Achhe hai

Description: In 2023, on the eve of Dussehra, an initiative was launched to encourage people to wear non-ironed clothes every Monday. This campaign, known as "Every Monday - Wrinkle Day - Green Today," aimed to inspire millions to adopt this eco-friendly practice. Organizations and individuals alike are invited to participate in this movement, recognizing the importance of reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainability for the betterment of our planet.

Be a part of the Energy Swaraj Movement, and contribute to save life on planet Earth!

Every user of energy needs to take part in climate corrective action, It means every individual, institution, and industry needs to take part. In what way would you like to be part of the movement?

Why Solar Man decided to leave home for 11 years?

Prof. Chetan Singh Solanki is a Professor at the Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay. He is also Founder of Energy Swaraj Foundation and Brand Ambassador of Solar Energy for Govt. of MP in India. He is deeply worried by climate change and decided to take the 11 years long Energy Swaraj Yatra through a solar bus. He decided to live in a solar bus, without going home for 11 long years. Watch the video to know why he made such a decision.

    • Number of days travelled

      1,279 Days

    • Number of days remaining

      2,407 Days

    • Number of people meet

      272,644

    • Distance travelled:

      56,000

    Founder

    PROF. CHETAN SINGH SOLANKI

    Entrepreneur and Author

    About Founder

    A renowned solar scientist, a professor of IIT Bombay, Dr. Solanki has been referred to as “Solar Man of India” by Times of India, The Hindu and India Today. Some people also call him “Solar Gandhi”. Known for his remarkable work in the field of Solar, he is an educator, innovator, researcher, author and and loves to talk about the philosophy of life. He is the author of 8 books and over 100 research papers.Following Gandhian ideals, he has coined the word ‘Energy Swaraj’. His Energy Swaraj Movement is a stepping stone towards energy access, energy sustainability, and climate change mitigation.

    Currently he is on an 11 years long Energy Swaraj Yatra through a solar bus to bring awareness about climate change to masses and encourage them to switch towards 100% solar powered life. During this 11 years of yatra he has pledged to live on a bus and not go home until the goal is achieved. Prof. is Solanki believes in practising yoga, breathing exercises and meditation for physical and mental well-being as a teacher of Art of Living.

    Provide funding support to Energy Swaraj Movement

    Energy Swaraj Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works mainly from the contributions from the general public. We do not seek government support. To create an Energy Swaraj Movement and spread awareness about climate change among the masses, we seek your support! Any contribution to the Energy Swaraj Movement will be highly appreciated!

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    Launching WAH! - Wrinkles Achhe Hai Campaign on February 12th: Embrace Sustainability, Wear Non-Ironed Clothes Every Monday!

    Get ready to revolutionize your Mondays with the National WAH! - Wrinkles Achhe Hai Campaign, starting February 12th, 2024, and celebrated every Monday thereafter. Did you know that ironing just one pair of clothes emits a staggering 200gms of CO2? 🌬


    Join this impactful movement by wearing non-ironed clothes every Monday! https://es-pal.org/ccd


    Let’s amplify our cause by displaying eye-catching posters across our campus, sparking awareness, and igniting the spirit of sustainability. On Mondays, make a fashion statement with a purpose! Wear your non-ironed clothes proudly and share your commitment with the world. 


    Use the hashtags #WrinklesAchheHain and #NoCO2 on social media, showcasing our collective dedication to a greener lifestyle. Join us in making a significant impact on the environment and turning Mondays into a day of purposeful fashion!

    02/05/2024

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    Call for Change: Energy Swaraj Fellowship Program Opens Doors to Climate Change Enthusiasts!

    Embark on a transformative journey by becoming an Energy Swaraj Fellow and contribute to shaping a future to be proud of! We invite enthusiastic, energetic, and committed individuals, both freshers and experienced, to join us in taking Actions For Climate Correction. Similar to the impactful Energy Swaraj Yatra, Fellows will travel to diverse cities, engage with various organizations, and guide them in climate corrective actions. Three unique pathways await potential Fellows: part-time volunteering in their city of residence, full-time positions for freshers with a fixed 12-month tenure, and experienced individuals with over 5 years of expertise. This isn't just a job; it's an expedition into the heart of Bharat, working on the ground to advance the Energy Swaraj Movement. Your voice matters—join now and share this opportunity with someone ready for this transformative experience. Apply at https://bit.ly/ESF-Fellow

    01/26/2024

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    National Energy Literacy Week: A Grand Kickoff with Enthusiastic Inauguration and Insightful Sessions

    Inaugurated as part of the national campaign for #ActionForClimateCorrection, the National Energy Literacy Week (NELW) commenced with tremendous enthusiasm from various organizations, schools, teachers, and students. The launch event on January 14 featured three consecutive sessions with leaders from Government, Academics, and Corporate sectors. Dr. Yuvaraj TP from GAIL (India) Limited, Shri Lalit Bohra from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Shri Pradip Kumar Das from @iredaofficial, Mr. Swapnil Joshi from Infosys, Ms. Asha Prabhakar from NPSC, Dr. Shreya Agrawal, Mr. Pankaj Pandey from EKI Energy Services Ltd (EnKing International), and Prof. Chetan Singh Solanki graced the occasion.


    During the sessions, Dr. Yuvaraj TP emphasized Energy Swaraj Foundation's commendable mission, stating, "Energy Swaraj foundation is doing a commendable project of creating energy awareness and consciousness of excessive utilization impacting nature and climate change." Shri Lalit Bohra highlighted the essential role of energy, equating it with oxygen, while Shri Pradip Kumar Das stressed the importance of knowing the value and efficiency of energy for sustainable development.


    As NELW approaches its conclusion, the energy and enthusiasm continue beyond the designated week. Teachers and students are actively celebrating and completing Energy Literacy Tasks (ELT), inviting everyone to join hands for a sustainable future. The invitation extends to all who wish to take the first step towards climate correction by becoming energy literate. Register through the provided link for an impactful contribution to a better, sustainable future.

    Link to Registration- https://es-pal.org 

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    01/15/2024