By TC News Desk
Agartala: August 23. In a significant development, Tripura has bagged two awards for solar power installed capacity and for installation of solar irrigation pumps in the North East region.
A letter from Executive Director of Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States has informed that the 8th Foundation Day Awards for best performance in the Renewable Energy Sector during 2021-22 the state of Tripura has been selected for awards amongst N-E States two categories.
Tripura achieved awards for second highest solar power installed capacity as on March 31 2022, while another one is for installation of highest numbers of solar irrigation pumps till March 31 of 2022.
In addition, the Tripura Renewable Energy Development Agency has been selected as the best performing state nodal agency amongst N-E States.”Bhagwanth Khuba, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Government of India has kindly consented to distribute these awards in the 8th Foundation Day Ceremony scheduled to be held at Cochin, Kerala on August 27. Electricity Minister of Kerala and Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala are also being requested to grace the occasion”, the letter reads.