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J&K Govt. installs solar lighting units in rural areas

According to reports, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has installed solar lighting units under the Remote Village Electrification (RVE) programme in many households in Kulgam District. Revenue Administrative Officer, Bashir Ahmad Ganie, Kulgam District, said the RVE scheme of the state government would benefit a large number of families, who were devoid of all the basic amenities of a modern life. “The scheme of providing solar lights have been implemented by the state government as the Gujjars, ethnic community, ... Read More »

BSNL is also looking to put up Solar in place of diesel generators to operate mobile towers says India Minister of State for Communications

The department of telecom (DoT) plans to provide subsidies and incentives to operators using renewable energy. Some of the incentives include 30 per cent subsidy on the total cost of making 200 towers eco-friendly in a certain area and supporting the rollout of eco-friendly towers in rural areas.  Panchabuta has earlier reported that, a proposal is being finalized  by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) that is aimed at containing the use of polluting diesel generators to provide back-up ... Read More »

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