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Text of PM's address at the dedication of 750 MW Rewa Solar Project to the Nation

Posted on: July 10, 2020 | Back | Print

Madhya Pradesh Governor Mrs. Anandi Patel G ,

Shri Shivraj Singh ji , the popular Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

My colleague of the Union Cabinet RK Singh ,

Thawar Chand Gehlot Minister , Narendra Singh Tomar G , Dharmendra Pradhan Ji , Prahlad Singh Patel G , MP Members of the Cabinet , MPs and MLAs Gan ,

My dear brothers and sisters from all over Madhya Pradesh including Rewa. Today Rewa has really created history. Rewa has been identified as mother Narmada and a white tiger. Now the name of Asia's largest solar power project has also been added. If you see the video taken from its sky, it seems that thousands of solar panels are cropping up in the fields. Or it seems to be passing over a deep sea whose water is very blue. The I of Rewa for , the people of Madhya Pradesh , I very much wish , I wish.

Rewa these solar plants to the region , will help create a great center of power in this decade. The solar plant of Madhya Pradesh , will power then even the industry itself , bring benefit to the metro rail in Delhi. Apart from Rewa , work is going on on big solar power plants in Shajapur , Neemuch and Chhatarpur. There is a plan to install a floating solar plant in Omkareshwar Dam. All these projects when will be ready , it will become MP certainly affordable and clean electricity hub. The biggest benefit of this will be to the poor , middle class families of Madhya Pradesh , to the farmers.Tribals will.

Friends , Sun worship has a special place in our tradition , in our culture , in our everyday lives Punatu mother Tts Vitur Vrenyamr would mean that Surya worthy of worship , they make us holy. The same feeling of purity is happening here today in Rewa , everywhere ? Today the whole country is experiencing this energy of Suryadev. It is his blessing that we have reached the top 5 countries in the world in terms of solar power .

Colleagues , solar energy not only today but 21 is going to be a great source of energy needs of the century. Because solar energy , Sure is , Pure and Secure is. Sure so , because energy , power , and may other end source , but the sun forever , always shines in the whole world. Pure Therefore , because it helps to keep it safe instead of polluting the environment. Secure Therefore , because it is a huge symbol of independence, Is a great inspiration , it also protects our energy needs. As is heading for a new peak of India's development , our hopes, expectations are increasing , so does our energy , the growing power needs. In such a situation, self-sufficiency of electricity is very important for a self-reliant India. Solar energy is going to play a very big role in this and our efforts are to expand this strength of India.

Friends , Economy is an important aspect when we talk about self-reliance , progress The whole world is in the policy dilemma Manufacturer years , the Economy consider or Environment of. In this context, decisions are taken in one side and the other side. But India has shown that these two are not opponents but allies of each other. Clean India campaign , every family LPG and PNG 's campaign to add the clean fuel , nationwide CNG Based work to create large networks of vehicle systems , try to be power-based transport in a country , a number of efforts to improve the lives of normal human in the country and Environment Friendly to be the going. Economy and Environment are not two sides for India , but are complementary to each other.

Colleagues , today you will see that all the programs of the government , among them environmental protection and Ease of Living is being given priority. For us, the protection of the environment is not limited to just a few projects , but it is the Way of Life When we are launching large projects of renewable energy then we are also making sure that our determination towards clean energy is seen in every aspect of life. We try to have that benefit every corner of the country , every section of the society , to reach every citizen. Let me give you an example.

Friends , in the last 6 years, about 36 crore LED bulbs have been distributed throughout the country. More than 10 million LEDs have been installed in street lights across the country. It seems very common in listening. This seems to be because when we get a facility in general, we do not talk much about its impact or its absence. This type of discussion is if , when that thing is not to us.

Friends , when this small milk LED bulb was not there , it felt the need , but the price was out of reach. If it was not sold, there were not even those who made it. So what has changed in 6 years ? LED bulb costs about 10 went down times , come bulb several companies market. And the work that previously used to do 100-200 watt bulbs , now they are starting to do 9-10 watt bulbs. Homes and streets LED from the figure , every year 600 billion units of electricity consumption is decreasing and People are also getting good light. Not only this , the people of the country are saving about 24 thousand crore rupees every year That is, the LED bulb has reduced the electricity bill. This has another important aspect. LED close to the bulb half 4 Less million tonnes carbon dioxide-Aksaid is paralyzed from the environment , ie pollution is reduced.

Friends , electricity reached everyone , enough electricity was reached. Our environment , our air , our water should also remain pure , with this thinking we are working continuously. This thinking is also reflected in our policy and strategy for solar energy. You think , year 2014 solar power price of 7-8 rupees used to be a unit. Today's price services 2 and has reached Rs two. It has been found the greatest benefit Udygon , getting job creation , getting the nation. Not only in the country, it is discussed in the whole world how solar power is so cheap in India The way seems to be working on solar power in India , it is discussed and grow. Due to such big steps, India is being considered as the most attractive market for clean energy As Renewable Energy of the Transition to the discussion about the world , it is seen as a model for India.

Friends , in view of this expectation of the world , of humanity , of India , this expectation , we are engaged in connecting the whole world. The result of this thinking is AISA ie International Solar Alliance (AISA). One World , One Sun , One grid , this is the spirit behind. It is an attempt to gather a whole world for better production and use of solar energy. To create such a big crisis for our Earth can also be reduced and smaller , better power needs of poor countries poor can be done.

Friends , in a way solar energy has also made the common customer productive , completely giving control of the power button. The participation of common people in the rest of the electricity generating mediums is negligible. But , whether the roof is in solar energy , the office or factory roof , too little space elsewhere , it is the general public can also generate power you need. This government-wide incentive is , is also helping. In this campaign of self-sufficiency in power generation, now our farmer can also become a food donor, an energy donor.

Colleagues , our farmers so efficient today , that is rich in resources so today was not one , two-way Plants helping the country. A Plant he is , which is the conventional farming , we all get food , to get food. But now our farmers are also planting other types of plants , so that electricity will also reach their homes. The first plant , which is traditional farming , is planted by our farmer on such land which is fertile. But this is the second solar energy plant , These will be on land that is not fertile , is not good in terms of harvest. That is , they land farmer where crops can grow , will it use , increase revenue even farmers.

Today farmers are being helped to set up such solar plants on additional land through the Kusum scheme. Used alone will generate solar power , that our farmers will still be able to fulfill their needs and sell the surplus power. I am confident that Madhya Pradesh's Kisan Saathis will also make this massive campaign to adopt this means of additional income and make India a Power Exporter This belief is more because the farmers of Madhya Pradesh have shown the resolve by turning it into accomplishment. You have to work , they have been the subject of discussion. As you record wheat production , overtook the others , it is plausible. Corona this difficult time farmers produced a record-breaking , Madhya Pradesh government procurement record-breaking , also deserve praise for him. Therefore , I have full faith in the power of Madhya Pradesh in terms of power generation as well. It is expected that one day there will also be news that farmers of Madhya Pradesh generated record electricity under the Kusum scheme.

Brothers and sisters , the power of solar power we will fully be able to use , as long as we have the best in the country solar panels , better battery , you do not build good quality storage capacity. Now fast work is going on in this direction. Under the self-sufficient India campaign, the country now aims to eliminate its dependence on imports for all equipment including solar panels. The goal is that now the country's solar PV module manufacturing capacity , it is also rapidly increased. Therefore, several important steps are being taken to promote domestic manufacturing. Now as to be planted under the scheme safflower pumps and roof-top panels taken shelters in India Solar Photo Voltaic ( Voltek) Cells and Modules ( modules) have been important. Apart from this, whatever government cells and other government institutions will buy solar cells or modules , be it Make in India , it has been decided. Not only this , companies setting up power plants should also do solar PV manufacturing , it is also being encouraged. Today , youth from entrepreneurs associated with this sector

From peers , from startup , MSME's also urged to seize this opportunity. Brothers and sisters , self-reliance is truly possible only when there is confidence in us. Confidence comes only when the whole country , the whole system supports every countryman. This is what India is doing in the midst of the conditions created by the Corona crisis , this is the government that is trying to build confidence. By the strata of society often does not reach governments , government resources and compassion to those today , is both accessible. Take the Prime Minister's poor welfare scheme now. The first step taken immediately after the lockdown was that the country's Free food could reach more than 80 crore poor fellows , with little money in their pockets And when the lockdown was lifted , the government felt that the time will come when it's rainy , the festivals. And till now, Diwali and Chhat Pooja, festivals continue to run till now. And festivals of all sects and all religions remain.

In such a situation the poor should get this help. Hence the scheme was continued. Now poor families will continue to get free ration till November Not only this , the government is also giving full contribution to the EPF account of millions of private sector employees Likewise , PM-Swnidi through planning that went taken care of associates , who have the least access to the system. Today street vendors from this plan , millions of locating jamming peers 10 are engaged from cheap bank loans up to Rs one thousand. Most useful for us this partner can save your small business , you can run ,When was it first thought ? That is, on the one hand, small , small , cottage industries and big industries were thought of , on the other hand these small but useful businessmen were also concerned.

Friends , be it government or society , compassion and vigilance are our biggest sources of inspiration to tackle this difficult challenge. Today, when you are going out of your home to advance Madhya Pradesh , the whole country , always remember another responsibility. A distance of two yards , a mask on the face and washing the hands with soap for 20 seconds , we always have to follow these rules. Once again , to Madhya Pradesh for this solar power plant

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