Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will arrive in Puducherry on Sunday morning on a three-day visit, where he will inaugurate a Solar Power project at Jipmer. Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and Chief Minister N. Rangasamy will also participate in the event.
JIPMER in a press statement on Saturday morning said Venkaiah Naidu would inaugurate a solar power plant. The total installed capacity of the plant is 1482 KWP and it was set up at a cost of Rs 7.67 crore, the statement added. The Standing Finance Committee of Jipmer approved a grid-connected rooftop solar power plant in 2017 and Renewable Energy Agency of Puducherry (REAP) was appointed as the executing agency. Tata Power Solar was the successful bidder who executed the project, a Jipmer release here on Saturday said.
The total installed capacity is 1482 KWP. The plant has been set up using at a total cost of Rs.7.67 Crore. It comes with 5 years ‟warranty on the plant and 25 years‟ warranty on the solar panels. The Vice-President will leave for Aurobindo Ashram and stay at the Raj Nivas till Monday night. He will dedicate the Pondicherry Technical University at the Pondicherry Engineering College campus on Monday. He will inaugurate a solar power unit at the Pondicherry Central University the same day. The Solar power plant will be dedicated to the Nation by the Vice President.