Itanagar, January 20: Mayudia model village in Lower Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh which is far away from regular power connectivity is empowered with solar energy equipments by Wildl

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JOWAI: In a first of its kind initiative in the State, Sakri village in East Jaintia Hills has been electrified through a mini-hydro project jointly implemented by the Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS), Lifcom and the Nagaland Empowerment of People through Energy Development (NEPED).

The Rs 1.50 lakh mini-hydro project known as hydroger, a bigger dynamo-type generator, was inaugurated by the East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner, Abhishek Bhagotia on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu is facing an acute power crisis today and this is an opportunity for rural people to turn to solar energy to tide over the crisis, said Dr Rajendra K Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Chairperson, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Addressing an award function organised by the Rotary Club of Madras East (R I District 3230) here on Wednesday, he said, “When global warming is a major concern these days, it is important to shift our views on renewable energy resources.”

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