Booming the ecological environment and renewable energy, PM Modi declares Modhera as India’s first Solar-powered village. Gurajat Mehsana district is 25 kilometers away from the Modhera village, and Gandhinagar, the state capital, is around 100 km away.
Modhera village in Gujarat, which is headed to the polls, was named the nation’s first hamlet to be powered by solar energy continuously on Sunday, 9th October by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
PM Modi declares Gujarat's Modhera as India's first solar-powered village
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) October 9, 2022
According to PM Modi, Modhera, which is well-known for its ancient Sun temple constructed during the Chalukya period, will become known as a “solar-powered community.”
When speaking to a crowd, Modi declared, “We will no longer pay for power; instead, we will sell it and profit from it. Residents were previously provided with power by the government, but with the installation of solar panels, they will now be able to generate their own electricity.
Gujarat | Modhera, which is associated with the Sun Temple will also be known for its strides in solar energy. Big day for Modhera as it takes a giant leap towards harnessing solar power: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/bP8nXPbXYD
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2022
“Modhera, Mehsana, and the entire region of northern Gujarat have been imbued with a new impetus of growth. from water and power to roads and rail. Today, the first stones of numerous initiatives relating to dairy, skill development, and healthcare were placed “And Modi.
The Gurajat Mehsana district is 25 kilometers away from the Modhera village, and Gandhinagar, the state capital, is around 100 km away. The hamlet features a ground-mounted solar power plant, and over 1,300 homes have 1kW rooftop solar power systems built to power the community.
The state allocated 12 hectares of land for the project, and both the federal and state governments contributed more than 80 crores in two phases. The Gujarati government had claimed that by making this change, residents of the hamlet could reduce their electricity costs by 60% to 100%.
Modi, who is in Gujarat for a three-day visit, will dedicate a number of construction initiatives totaling more than 14,600 crores. By the end of this year, Gujarat’s assembly elections, which are controlled by the Bharatiya Janata Party, are expected to take place.