Army lights up Rajouri hamlet with solar power


Army lights up Rajouri hamlet with solar power

The army has reached out to the people of a remote hamlet in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district with solar generating sets to light up mountain homes.

The Kalakote-based Rashtriya Rifles has installed 40 solar light generating sets consisting of solar panels, inverters, batteries and LED bulbs in remote village of Mathiyanigala in Rajouri district.

These solar lights were installed in 40 houses, a defence spokesman said.

Most of the villages scattered across the mountains have no access to electricity and after sunset plunge into darkness, he said.

The low maintenance solar lights will light up these 40 households and enable children to study even after sunset. The system also provides mobile charging facility, he said. Read More…

Credit By : Energy.Economictimes.Indiatimes.com

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