Thursday, October 6, 2022

Solar mini-grid project at Chenwetnyu village

DIMAPUR: As per the agreement signed on February 25, Mon district administration on behalf of the state government, and Mithun Rural Development Foundation (MRDF) had set up a solar mini-grid pilot project at Chenwetnyu village under Chen Sub-Division on March 3.
The project was inaugurated by C.L. John, MLA 45 A/C Tehok in the presence of DC Mon, Thavaseelan K; Brigadier Shalendra Katariya (Re¬tired), Chief Operating Officer (COO) Hans Foun¬dation; SDO (C) Chen; district officers and village functionaries.
Speaking at the event, C.L. John expressed grati¬tude and appreciation to the DC Mon for the initia¬tive in installing a solar mini-grid in Chenwetnyu village. He also expressed gratitude to MRDF and requested them to cover the remaining villages so that other villages can also avail the facility. He further urged the villagers to co-operate with the MRDF technical staff and work together so that the villag¬ers will be benefitted. Thavaseelan while highlighting the benefits of solar light, stated that villagers can now have 24 x 7 power backup which will make their life easier.
He said the main pur¬pose of the solar mini-grid was to encourage and sup¬port local entrepreneurs. He further expressed opti¬mism that the remaining villages of Mon district would also be connected very soon.