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

Published by News Desk June 3, 2022


Dadogi, Himachal Pradesh, June 03As 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’ on 03rd June 2022 in Dadogi village of Solan district and adjoining villages in Himachal Pradesh. Govind Ram Sharma, ex-MLA Arki, Kanta Devi, Pradhan, Dadogi Village, M. S. Guleria, SE Solan, HPSEBL and Ranjit Ranjan, CPM, REC Shimla graced the event with their presence.

The event witnessed speaker sessions by dignitaries and esteemed guests highlighting the benefits of electricity, the challenges faced during electrification in remote areas and how the quality of life improved with access to power. Beneficiaries from the villages were also invited on stage to share their experience and views on how electricity has transformed their lives.

To engage with the villagers and children, various cultural programs such as Folk Dance and Lok Gayan were held to spread awareness about the usage of electricity, billing, energy efficiency etc. and a quiz on various Government programmes was also 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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