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Chhattisgarh: ‘You can’t draw power from a solar lantern. Just light. Does that count as electricity?’

To meet 100% electrification target, villages in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone were given solar lanterns. That remains the story still As night falls at the Cherpal Ashram, 15 km from the Bijapur district headquarters, the glow of tubelights begins to illuminate the residential quarters of students, and the ground with a volleyball net outside. When 12-year-old […]

Solar Rooftop – A Promising Story

Chhattisgarh: ‘You can’t draw power from a solar lantern. Just light. Does that count as electricity?’

To meet 100% electrification target, villages in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone were given solar lanterns. That remains the story still As night falls at the Cherpal Ashram, 15 km from the Bijapur district headquarters, the glow of tubelights begins to illuminate the residential quarters of students, and the ground with a volleyball net outside. When 12-year-old […]

Solar Rooftop – A Promising Story