SECI signs MoU with MHA to set up rooftop solar panels in CAPF and NSG campuses
12 May 2022
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the union ministry of home affairs for harnessing the potential of solar energy on the available rooftop areas in the campuses of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and National Security Guard (NSG).
Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Union Home Secretary and Shri Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Secretary MNRE were present on the occasion.
Rakesh Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, MHA and Suman Sharma, MD, SECI signed the MoU.
The MoU is a step ahead towards supply of green power to the country's security forces and reinforces the government's commitment towards a sustainable future. It will support MHA in implementing rooftop solar plants under RESCO model.
“SECI is happy to serve the Government of India for fulfilling India’s climate commitments and look forward to expanding rooftop solar sector to the remotest corners of the country,” Suman Sharma said while speaking on the occasion.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a PSU under the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), is engaged in promotion and development of various renewable energy resources, especially solar energy, trading of power, R&D etc. SECI is also the designated implementing agency for many government’s RE schemes like VGF schemes, ISTS schemes, CPSU schemes etc.