Schneider Electric India today said the firm, along with non-government organisations, has provided solar lights to 350 households in Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir.
Under its rural electrification project, SEIF & SHIF contributed Mobiya range of portable solar lights to the households of Darchik and Garkone villages in Kargil, Schneider Electric India said in a statement.
Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF) is the social commitment of Schneider Electric India and Spreading Happiness InDiya Foundation (SHIF) partnership is backed by renowned sports personality Sachin Tendulkar.
The foundations organised portable solar light distribution programme at primary school of Darchik village and Jamyang School in Leh district.
This solar lighting system could benefit the residents, especially children, with improved lighting for late night studying and safety for night time transportation.
“At Schneider, we believe that access to energy is a basic human right which should be made available to everyone. I am happy that this project would contribute meaningfully in helping remote communities gain access to safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy,” SEIF Vice President Venkat Garimella said in statement.
The Mobiya range of portable products for lighting and mobile charging is an energy-efficient and eco-friendly LED lamp that provides up to 48 hours of lighting with one day of solar charge.