Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam (MPUVN) entered into agreement for establishing solar power plants in 148 offices of BSNL in Madhya Pradesh.
BSNL Bhopal Circle Chief General Manager (CGM) GC Pande along with other officials of the department reached the MPUVN office Urja Bhawan on Tuesday and signed an agreement with MPUVN Managing Director (MD) Manu Shrivastava in presence of other officials concerned for establishing 148 solar plants in various official buildings of the BSNL.
Pande soon after signing the agreement said that the decision to go for clean and green power by the department is laudable step and would set an example for other departments and institutions to follow it. “We have shouldered the responsibility of establishing solar power plants for getting clean and green power to MPUVN. Every big work is initiated with a small step and the BSNL has taken that step on the direction of establishing clean and green power that would set trend for other departments and institutions to follow,” Pande said.
Principal Secretary New and Renewable Energy department and MPUVN – MD Shrivastava said, “In the first phase of installing solar plants in the BSNL offices first plant of grid compiled 60 Kilowatt capacity would installed at the BSNL headquarter here in Bhopal.”MPUVN would get funds for the execution of this work from the centre and state grants and it would do this work on turn-key basis.The joint effort of BSNL and MPUVN for implementing this project would for sure set an example for other organizations.