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Distribution of Solar Lanterns

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UREDA has distributed a total 66964 solar lanterns since from its formation and proposed another 79359 solar lanterns. Distribution of 79359 Solar Lanterns to All the Households in the International Border Blocks of Uttarakhand under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) has been proposed to MNRE. Out of total project cost of 23.88 crore 22.14 Crore amount has been received as a sanction CFA from MNRE. Distribution of lanterns is in progress and will likely to be completed up to June, 2013. The distribution of 79369 solar lanterns will cause saving of:

             Annual saving of Kerosene               : 38 lac litres

             Annual Emission reduction              : 11507 Ton of CO2

Details of total households and proposed systems

Districts

Block

 Proposed Solar Lanterns

Chamoli

Joshimath

5720

Uttarkashi

Bhatwari

7020

Pithoragarh

Dharchula

8596

Munsayari

9404

Munakot

9880

Knalichina

9897

Champawat

Champawat

15896

Lohaghat

8297

U.S.Nagar

Khatima  ( Hill Area)

4649

Total

79359