Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Monday emphasised on chalking out mechanism to tap the massive potential of renewable energy in the state.
"Our hill locks, mountains and river banks has enormous potential for developing wind energy which if rightly harnessed can generate good revenue," Tuki said while delivering a speech here this morning on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas.
He added that identifying certain places like Pasighat, Sela Pass in Tawang, Hawa Camp near Kimin as some potential areas where proposal for wind energy generation could be effectively worked out. The chief minister appreciated Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) for advocating the essence of the development of new and renewable energy 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 Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas 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.