Solar street lights were launched at Phinjang Sector Community Hall, St. John A, Tuensang on May 24 with Deputy Commissioner, Tuensang, Alem Jongshi as the chief guest.
Speaking at the function, the chief guest said that the solar street light is one of the many eco-friendly accessories, machineries, gadgets and appliances to check the menace of global warming. He advised the public to protect and preserve the community assets so that maximum benefits can be achieved.
Deputy Director DNRE, Er. Inaho P Awomi apprised on the usage and services of solar street light. He also highlighted the work activities of the department and ongoing projects in the state.
The solar street light installation was sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India and implemented by Directorate of New and Renewable Energy (DNRE), Government of Nagaland.
The launching programme was attended by the officials of DNRE, other government officials and citizens of the sector.