Vivekananda Kendra Prashikshan Aur Seva Prakalpa Pivotal Role in Renewable Energy in 32 Village through Solar Lamps.
A study of 32 tribal villages of Pimplad, Maharashtra, shows that the solar lamp is the most sought after renewable energy gadget. The study also revealed that proper training of each benefi ciary family and the provision of a dependable, low cost and easily accessible facility for repairs and maintenance ensures that the lamps continue to remain in regular use.
Ref : Ministry of New & Renewable Energy's Magazine "Akshay Urja" December 2012. (Link to Ministry website open in new window)