Chhattisgarh stands at first in Renewable Energy Sector in India

Chhattisgarh - Renewable Energy Sector

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Ques: Which state is the best performing state in Renewable Energy Sector?

Ans: Chhattisgarh

Ques: Which state awarded for performing best in Renewable Energy?

Ans: Chhattisgarh.


Chhattisgarh Government awarded for being best performing states in the Renewable Energy Sector in India. The award was given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th Feb, 2015 during the First Renewable Global Investors Meet (RE-Invest) 2015 which was held in New Delhi. Mr. Aman Singh, the principal secretary of Chhattisgarh Energy Department, received the award.

About Renewable energy sector in Chhattisgarh

The Solar Power system in Chhattisgarh is powering 600 primary health centre, 100 community health centre, 350 police stations, 1800 tribal hostels, 27 collectorates and 1700 villages of the state.

In addition, various villages in Chhattisgarh are using 3000 solar power pumps for drinking water and 1500 for irrigation purpose. The state is also generating 45 MW off grid solar power and 200 MW solar power through rice husk.

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