Peltric set lights up village

Hetauda, July 22:

A peltric set with a capacity to generate four kw electricity has been installed in Odare of Khairang VDC-1 in Makwanpur district recently.

The set was installed with a Rs 300,000 financial support of Makwanpur DDC, Rs 372,000 of Alternative Energy Promotion Centre and Rs 200,000 of Khairang VDC. Locals had contributed labour worth Rs 238,500 to install the set.

Over 100 households of Odare-1 have been benefited from the peltric set, said former chairman of Odare VDC Raj Kumar Malla.

Meanwhile, a solar electricity facility has been provided in Bharta VDC Ward No 2 at the cost of Rs 200,000 provided by the Makwanpur DDC.

Dhaulagiri Solar and Electronics Company Pvt Ltd had assisted Rs 11,500 while the locals contributed Rs 30,000 for the project that benefits 23 households of Bharti-2, said a local, Ram Bahadur Moktan.