A cadre of professionally qualified energy managers and auditors with expertise in policy analysis, project management, financing and implementation of energy efficiency projects is being developed through certification programme. BEE has been designing training modules and regularly conducting a National level examination for certified energy managers and energy auditors. Till date, 16 National Certification examinations for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors have successfully been conducted. India now has 12228 Certified Energy Managers, out of which 8536 are additionally qualified as Certified Energy Auditors till date. This is further supplemented by the accreditation of energy auditors through recommendations of “Accreditation Advisory Committee”. Accredited energy auditors would undertake mandatory energy audits in energy intensive industry as mandated in EC Act. As on date, there are 201 accredited energy auditors.