Koraput sevashrams to have solar pumps

30-Aug-2015 #State Policy Source: Times of India

Odisha’s Koraput district administration will soon introduce solar energy-powered hand pumps in 151 sevashrams (residential schools meant for SC and ST students) and 50 high schools in the district for helping students draw water from tube wells without manual operation. The solar-operated submersible pumps are capable to last for 15 to 20 years and will help draw between 5,000 to 20,000 litres every day.

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