Web Exclusive | July 2013
BDL supports training in solar energy applications
In Andhra Pradesh, a training centre for Solar Energy Applications was inaugurated recently by NK Raju, Executive Director (HRD), Bharat Dynamics (BDL), at the Solar Farm, Tolukatta village, Ranga Reddy district. BDL, under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) plan, has awarded a grant to the Society for Energy, Environment & Development (SEED) to promote solar food processing products for Entrepreneurship Development, and other skill development training in the farm operations and livelihood programmes.
The training centre has been established by SEED, which has been serving the society for more than 25 years in harnessing solar energy applications for food processing and other renewable energy programmes. The centre plans demonstration of recharging of the borewells by harvesting rainwater, management of bee hive colony, extraction and purification of honey, popularisation of bio-gas plant and development of mini-solar power plants.