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Solar power plants to be installed on rooftops all sr secondary schools

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Solar power plants would be installed on the rooftops of all senior secondary schools in Haryana, Minister of State for Public Health Engineering said today.

In order to promote solar energy, solar photovoltaic power plants are being installed atop various other buildings also, he further said.

Speaking after inaugurating 100 solar lights worth Rs 18 lakh set up with CSR fund of the at in district, he said solar pumps would be given to 1.5 lakh farmers of the state.

Besides, solar lights would be installed at all public health centres and Anganwadi Centres by October this year. A solar power plant of 24 MW capacity would be set up at a cost of Rs 137 crore. It would generate 36 million units of annually and result in saving of Rs 21.60 crore, he said.

"Solar power plants would be installed on the rooftops of all senior secondary schools in Haryana," he stated.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:20 IST
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