Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) has initiated a pilot project in Bihar to provide uninterrupted DC (Direct Current) (UDC) power to consumers during power cuts with the help of IIT Madras. This UDC power shall be sufficient to support every household with 2-3 lights, 1-2 fans or a TV apart from charging mobile phones/laptop, even during power shortages. An amount of Rs.67 Crores has been sanctioned for its implementation in the areas of Sasaram, Dehri-on-Sone, Bikramganj and Buxar towns. This initiative shall benefit a total of one Lakh households in these areas. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of state for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy and Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship were present at the event, lauding the initiative of REC.
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, is one of the leading Public Sector Enterprises of the Government of India under administrative control of the Ministry of Power, committed for financial assistance in the field of Generation, Transmission & Distribution in the Power Sector.
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