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Government of India
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
22-April-2013 16:57 IST
Solar Engineering Training for Village Women

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has sanctioned a pilot project to SWRC (Barefoot College) Tilonia, Ajmer, to train 40 rural semi-literate women from 20 villages of West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand to become barefoot solar engineers for maintenance of solar home lighting systems sanctioned under the Remote Village Electrification Programme of the Ministry.

This information was given by Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah in the Rajya Sabha today.