All senior secondary schools to get rooftop solar in Haryana

Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Banwari Lal on Friday said rooftop solar would be installed on all senior secondary schools in Haryana.  He further added that “in order to promote solar energy, solar photovoltaic power plants are being installed atop various other buildings also.

Speaking after inaugurating 100 solar lights worth Rs 18 lakh set up with CSR fund of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation at Agriculture College in Rewari district, he said solar pumps would be given to 1.5 lakh farmers of the state.

Besides, solar lights would be installed at all public health centres and Anganwadi Centres by October this year. A solar power plant of 24 MW capacity would be set up at a cost of Rs 137 crore. It would generate 36 million units of electricity annually and result in saving of Rs 21.60 crore, he said.

With PTI Inputs


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