Charankha (Patan): Gandhinagar residents will soon get a chance to become green entrepreneurs. For, they will be able to rent out their roof tops to solar power generation companies, who will pay them on the number of units generated.

In the first phase, panels will be installed on atop 50 government building and around 200 households to generate 5 MW solar power. The state government also plans to develop Gandhinagar as India’s model solar city.