Government of Uttarakhand has launched “Solar Briefcase” to make electricity accessible to far flung areas of the state. The solar briefcase has been launched by Uttarakhand State Government and a charitable funding agency named Swan Cultural Center and Foundation at Kedarnath Dham.
The aim of launching Solar Briefcase is to provide electricity to those areas of Uttarakhand where there are difficulties in providing normal form of electricity. Speaking about the electricity problem in the Uttarakhand state, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that around 47 villages and 1,40,000 families in Uttarakhand live without electricity.
Also there are more than sixty villages in Uttarakhand where electrification is still has not reached due to difficult terrain. The newly launched Solar Briefcase scheme will surely be very beneficial to such areas.
It is state situated in northern India.
Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand.
Krishan Kant Paul is current Governor of Uttarakhand.
Points of Interest in Uttrakhand are:
Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar
Badrinath or Badrinarayan Temple
Rajaji National Park
Jai Ganga Maa Har Ki Pauri