‘Bijli Utsav’ organized by REC in Bihar as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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By Sarkaritel March 1, 2022 15:31

‘Bijli Utsav’ organized by REC in Bihar as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav


Gurugram, 28th February 2022: As part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – to celebrate 75 years of Independence, REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company under the Ministry of Power organized a ‘Bijli Utsav’ at Babura village in Bhojpur district near Patna in Bihar. Shri Raghvendra Pratap Singh, Ex-Minister, Govt. of Bihar & MLA – Barhara along with Shri Dhirendra Singh – MP representative and Shri Joginath Pradhan, CPM – REC inaugurated the event in the presence of other officials from REC.

Shri Raghvendra Pratap Singh, Ex-Minister, Govt. of Bihar & MLA – Barhara highlighted the benefits of electricity, the challenges faced during electrification in rural areas and how the quality of life improved with access to power. The event also witnessed several beneficiaries of Saubhagya Yojana who were invited on stage to share their experience.

To engage with the villagers, various cultural programmes such as dance and poetry recitation were held along with a quiz on various Government programmes, awareness about usage of electricity, billing, energy efficiency etc. was conducted to impart knowledge to the public. The event concluded with the distribution of LED bulbs as prizes to the winners of the competitions.

Given the large gathering, it was ensured that all Covid safety protocols such as social distancing and wearing of masks were adhered to. In addition, masks were also distributed to all the attendees.

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By Sarkaritel March 1, 2022 15:31