R.K Singh, Minister of State(IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy inaugurated of 1500 kWP capacity solar plant developed by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) at the Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib.
Speaking on occasion the minister said “India is making rapid strides in the field of renewable energy and we will overshoot the target of 175 GW renewable energy by 2022.”
Lauding this noble initiative by DSGMC, Singh said that this would inspire other institutions to go green and become environment conscious. He said that 20 cities in India are ranked among the most polluted in the world and there is an urgent need to reduce fossil fuel use so that we leave a better world for our children. The Minister reiterated the Government’s commitment to bring electricity to every household by 31st December, 2018.
Hardeep Puri,Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs and Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change were among the dignitaries present at the occasion of solar plant inauguration.