The pilot project to install solar panels on the terraces of schools to produce electricity, started by Delhi government it proving to be a successful initiative. All the schools which have installed solar panels on their terraces have managed to bring down electricity bill from several thousand to zero.
The state education minister Manish Sisodia says that the government has already installed solar panels in 21 schools and the work is in progress in 100 more. The state government is planning to install solar panels in 500 schools in total and it indeed will be an “important step towards power independence for Delhi”.
The official twitter handle of Delhi Education Minister tweeted, “Successful pilot of terrace solar panels in #DelhiGovtSchools. Electricity bill of this school reduces from Rs.35,000 to Zero. Already installed in 21, being installed in 100, plan is to install in a total of 500 schools. Important step towards power independence for Delhi!”
Successful pilot of terrace solar panels in #DelhiGovtSchools
Electricity bill of this school reduces from Rs.35,000 to Zero.
Already installed in 21, being installed in 100, plan is to install in a total of 500 schools
Important step towards power independence for Delhi! pic.twitter.com/42BMNVItox
— Education Minister (@Minister_Edu) June 11, 2019
Arvind Kejriwal’s government has done tremendous work towards the betterment of the education sector in recent years. It includes the renovation of several schools, construction of additional classrooms in various existing schools, and the introduction of nursery classes in over 300 government schools.
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