Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) is planning to install solar rooftop systems with battery back at 37 Asha Schools on pan India as part of its CSR activity. In line with this, it has installed a standalone solar rooftop plant at ASHA School in Delhi Cantonment, run by Indian Army Wives Welfare Association.
September 10, 2020. By Manu Tayal
Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), country’s leading NBFC for power sector, is planning to install solar rooftop systems with battery back at 37 Asha Schools on pan India as part of its CSR activity.
In line with this, the power sector lender has installed a standalone solar rooftop plant at ASHA School in Delhi Cantonment, run by Indian Army Wives Welfare Association for the welfare of the spouses, children and dependents of the Army personnel.
Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, PFC is providing 5kWp standalone solar rooftop systems with battery back in 37 Asha schools across the country.
ASHA schools are educating and training differently abled children to bring them into main stream of society.
The standalone solar rooftop system of 5kWp capacity at Delhi Cantt School was inaugurated by Ravinder Singh Dhillon, Chairman and Managing Director at PFC along with Lt. General R K Anand.
During the occasion, PK Singh - Director Commercial; R Murahari - Executive Director-CSR; and M Prabhakar Das, Chief General Manager - CSR&SD, PFC were also present along with other Indian Army officials and school staff.
Besides, PFC is also providing solar lanterns to Indian Army under its CSR initiative. As of now, 5,000 solar lanterns have already been supplied to Indian Army which is helping them in tough terrains and forward posts.
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