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Haryana Government makes Solar power systems mandatory for Private Schools

A special grant at the rate of Rs 20,000 per kilowatt is being given to these schools for installing solar power plants

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Haryana, Feb 23, 2017: The Haryana government has made it mandatory for all private schools to install solar systems to make them self-sufficient in the field of electricity, an official said on Thursday.

“A special grant at the rate of Rs 20,000 per kilowatt is being given to these schools for installing solar power plants,” said a state government spokesman, adding this would be given on the first come first serve basis.

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He said that during the summer vocations in the schools, in the month of June and July, the electricity to be generated from these solar power plants would be added to the grid, the record of which would be maintained through net metering.

“Schools would be required to pay the bill only for the electricity consumed in excess of the electricity generated by the power plants,” he added.(IANS)

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Haryana CM Approves Construction of Six Nursing Colleges to Overcome Shortage of Trained Personnel

The nursing colleges will be constructed within 15 months, an official spokesman said

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Haryana CM said the land for setting up these colleges has already been leased out to the Department of Medical Education and Research. Wikimedia Commons

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the construction of six nursing colleges at a cost Rs 194.30 crore in the state so as to overcome the shortage of trained and qualified nursing personnel, it was announced on Tuesday.

The nursing colleges will be constructed within 15 months, an official spokesman said. He said two colleges would be constructed in Faridabad district, while one each in Rewari, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Panchkula districts.

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The nursing colleges will be constructed within 15 months, an official spokesman said. Wikimedia Commons

In Faridabad district, they will be constructed at Dayalpur and Aura village, in Rewari district at Sadat Nagar village, in Kaithal district at Dherdu village, in Kurukshetra district at Kheri Ram Nagar village and in Panchkula district the college will be constructed in Kherawali village.

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He said the land for setting up these colleges has already been leased out to the Department of Medical Education and Research. (IANS)