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SpiceJet to take up electrification of remote village in Assam

Airline to set up a small-scale power grid to provide greater electricity supply in Baruahchuck village

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

A man looks out through a window with an advertisement of SpiceJet Airline, on a commercial building in Ahmedabad. (File photo: Reuters)
A man looks out through a window with an advertisement of SpiceJet Airline, on a commercial building in Ahmedabad. (File photo: Reuters)

Low-cost carrier will electrify the remote village of in district of It will set up a 'solar microgrid' on the site in about 75 days in order to provide to approximately 70 households, two temples, one school and an anganwadi centre, besides sourcing power for street lights in the area.

The 'solar microgrid' is a small-scale power grid that can operate independently or in conjunction with the area's main electrical grid, thereby, contributing to providing to a limited number of households.

“On occasions like these, we remember our fellow countrymen who are not as fortunate as us. This Diwali, we wanted to try and light up the lives of those who have never had So, we are helping provide to the village of in This is SpiceJet's small contribution to improving the lives of the people of this village,” airline CMD said. 

First Published: Sun, October 22 2017. 18:28 IST
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