Wednesday, December 9, 2009

[ZESTCaste] Nepal: Solar panels for Khotang dalit people

Solar panels for Khotang dalit people

Last Updated : 2009-12-08 11:49 AM
The Himalayan Times

Rastriya Samachar Samiti

KHOTANG: With a view to improving the living standards of dalit
families in Sungdel VDC of Khotang district, Lejarsan Energy
distributed 23 solar panels to them amid a function yesterday.

Distributing the solar panels, local development officer Basanta Kumar
Bhandari said the solar panels will help them for their better
livelihood. On the occasion, technician of Lejarsan Energy Bal Ram
Dhakal said

those solar panels were distributed with financial and physical
assistance of the government, Rural Reconstruction Nepal, and others.

Bishnu BK, 15, who came to take the panel walking for two days,
expressed her happiness and said now the villagers will have access to
solar power.

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