Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Renewable Power Improvement Company (OREDA) has made vital strides in technology and use of renewable power within the State with greater than 4,00,000 installations serving round 5.5 million individuals. This was recognized from a high-level overview assembly held on digital mode beneath the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra from Lokseba Bhawan lately whereby Principal Secretary Power Nikunjabiharee Dhal outlined the problems for dialogue.
Reviewing the progress made to date, the Chief Secretary directed the company to provide you with value efficient proposals for selling the home and personal use of solar energy within the State. Mahapatra directed to popularise the units like photo voltaic water heater, photo voltaic lights, photo voltaic fencing in farms and agricultural fields, photo voltaic primarily based agricultural gear and so on by intensive consciousness, demonstration and promotional actions. Chief Secretary additionally directed to discover the probabilities for incentivising the home and personal use of solar energy.
Presenting the updates, Chief Government Dhananjaya Swain mentioned by finish of July- 2021 OREDA with 4,00,000 various kinds of renewable power installations, was capable of cut back emission of greater than 30 MT carbon dioxide per 12 months. Its main installations included 1,163 variety of roof-top photo voltaic tasks having the full capability of 12.3 MW energy. In addition to, it put in 2.44 lakh biogas crops, 13,219 photo voltaic powered ingesting water tasks, 1,687 photo voltaic irrigation pumps and 18,122 improved photo voltaic prepare dinner stoves.
The company additionally helped in electrification of two,903 villages with 84,858 households and has distributed 82,033 photo voltaic lanterns.
The brand new applied sciences like photo voltaic chilly storage, photo voltaic ingesting water kiosks, photo voltaic powered Lok-seba Kendras, photo voltaic stitching machines, photo voltaic rope making machines, photo voltaic millet processing models, photo voltaic silk reeling models, photo voltaic dryers for greens, grains, fishes, spices in most hygienic method and so on had been mentioned within the assembly.
Contemplating the potential use of the brand new applied sciences in Odisha, the Chief Secretary directed to border a piece plan for enhancing the usage of solar-powered machines and units in home, non-public and Authorities sectors. For the aim, a committee was constituted beneath the chairmanship of Improvement Commissioner Pardeep Kumar Jena involving the departments of power, science and know-how, agriculture, horticulture, well being and household welfare, panchayati raj and ingesting water, water assets, fisheries and animal useful resource improvement, handloom and handicraft and finance.
Dhal appraised that in the intervening time the client care service of OREDA had been automated for offering seamless providers like creation of preliminary information previous to set up, set up, technical assist, upkeep of property, observe up corrective measures and attending to the complains by telephones, mails and messages and so on. The toll free number-1800-345-7135 and cellular numbers 9438016007/9438016008 had been working by the automated system.
Improvement Commissioner PK Jena, Further Chief Secretary Well being and Household Welfare Pardeepta Kumar Mohapatra, Principal Secretary Micro, small and medium enterprise Satyabrata Sahoo, Principal Secretary Power NB Dhal, Secretary Girls and Little one Improvement Pramod Kumar Meherda, Secretary Handloom, Textile and Handicraft Subha Sharma, Principal Secretary Panchayati Raj and Consuming Water Ashok Kumar Meena, Principal Secretary Finance Vishal Kumar Dev, Secretary Science and Expertise Manoj Kumar Mishra together with the Principal Secretaries, Secretaries and senior officers of involved departments participated within the discussions.