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Wind energy in Arunachal can be tapped: Tuki

Press Trust Of India  |  Kolkata/ Itanagar 

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Monday emphasised on chalking out mechanism to tap the massive potential of in the state.

"Our hill locks, mountains and river banks has enormous potential for developing which if rightly harnessed can generate good revenue," Tuki said while delivering a speech here this morning on the occasion of

He added that identifying certain places like Pasighat, Sela Pass in Tawang, Hawa Camp near Kimin as some potential areas where proposal for generation could be effectively worked out. The chief minister appreciated (APEDA) for advocating the essence of the development of new and like solar, wind, bio-mass, hydro, etc for the future energy security of the nation. He advised the agency to create more and more awareness amongst the children in order to promote these sources of energy. "The very purpose of the is to create awareness among the public especially through the children by involving millions of them because they are the most effective media and they are going to be future leaders in different fields. An aware child can create awareness in a household, an aware household can aware a community and an aware community can aware a nation," Tuki emphatically said.

First Published: Tue, August 21 2012. 00:51 IST