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Kannada Article - Solar powering PHCs in collaboration with giz at Mundgod, Uttara Kannada


Inauguration and handing over of solar powered primary health center with provision of energy equipped medical equipment at Mundgod, Uttara Kannada

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Kannada Article - Decentralised energy powers Mobile Canteen at Sirsi


​Lights, mixer, fridge and other electrical appliances in the mobile canteen is now completely solar-powered and does not have to depend on dirty fossil fuels.​

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Kannada Artcile - Women empowerment through solar-powered feeding booth


Solar-powered feeding booth can be setup at public places to help women feed their children. This helps push the agenda of women empowerment through sustainable energy

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Sustainable Energy makes chilly pounding easier


Solar-powered chilly pounding machine has been installed at Dhanvantari Nagar at Hubli. This machine can crush 120 Kg of chillies per day

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Kannada Article - ​Modern PHC in forest fringe area at Halli hole, Kundapur


Hallihole PHC located in the interior forest area at Kundapur never had a reliable power source. Now the PHC gets a decentralised solar solution as a reliable power option. All healthcare facilities can now be accessed by the people at any point in time.

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Kannada Article - Basic Energy Access by SELCO


A family who did not have access to the electricity since 13 years are now provided with a Solar-powered home lighting solution

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Tab distribution to a Vidyaposhak student who is studying


SELCO has distributed a tab to a Vidyaposhak student who is studying second PUC in Udupi district of Karnataka

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Solar-powered air bed as a solution to bed sore


The SELCO has installed Solar-powered air bed as a solution to bed sore in Belthangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada disrtict. This solution has helped a few bed ridden patients.

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Kannada Article - How Solar Energy helped to survive the art form


SELCO has installed Solar-powered pottery wheel system which helped to survive the art form in Shorapur Taluk, Yadgir district.

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Kannada Article - Patrehalli now has a solar-powered rope making machine


SELCO has installed solar-powered rope making machine, Which has helped 25 families of Lambani Community in Patrehalli, Hiriyur Taluk, Chitradurga

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Kannada Article - A new beginning for bright future


Two students who faced difficulty in studying post daylight and had to resort to candle previously are now provided with a reliable access to light through Solar-powered home lighting solution, thereby empowering the women with access to basic facility.

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Hindi Article - A community based model of Solar powered Lift Irrigation Pump


Community based model of solar-powered Lift Irrigation Pump has been implemented in Chakai and KatoriBlock of Jamui and Banka respectively. It has impacted more than 40 farmer families by providing irrigation support of more than 25 acres of farming land.

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100 bed Covid  care speiciality hospital at Yelahanka, Bengaluru


Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa inaugurated Covid Speciality Hospital built in 20 days. Of the 100-oxygen beds, 10-beds are dedicated for ICU services and 20-beds are for High Dependency Units(HDU) ward.

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Kannada Article - SELCO donatesxygen concentrators to Raichur district


SELCO donates oxygen concentrators to Raichur district of Karnataka with the support of ZP - CEO Tanveer Asif of Raichur district

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Kannada Article - A Solar powered labour room has been inaugurated by Sri. Arbail Hebbar Shivram -Minister, Labour Department and Sugar from Commerce and Industries Department and Harish Hande - CEO SELCO Foundation


Welcoming a new life with renewable energy. Foundation stone laying ceremony for solar-powered labor room, with well-equipped facilities was held at...

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The NEKRT's Solar toilet bus for Gulbarga


SELCO in Partnership with The North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) has executed a very innovative project to build a Solar toi...

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Solar water heaters for old - age home


Two Solar water heaters of 500 litre capacity each have been jointly donated to Anandashrama (an old - age home), at Nigadi village near Dharwad b...

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Hindi Article - Portable Anganwadi center in Phakuli, Muzaffarpur, Bihar


An article about how a pilot project of Portable Anganwadi center became a boon to the flood affected areas of Phakuli, Muzaffarpur 

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Kannada Article - Rajappa Shetty, a specially abled person, finds a ray of hope through SELCO


An Article about how solar-powered Pottery Wheel helped Rajappa Shetty who has an independent income now

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Kannada Article - A Solar powered fence to protect the crops from the wild


One of the everyday challenges faced by the farmers are the attack to the crops from the wildlife. As we all know this generation is heading forward w...

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Lack of access to energy main hurdle in poverty alleviation


Magsaysay awardee H Harish Hande has been facilitated by KVGB Chairman P Gopikrishna in Dharwad

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Kannada Article - Betterment through Roti


An article about how solar-powered Roti Rolling Machine changed the life of Mrs. Pushpavati Gullyanavar from Salgaon, Mundgod, Uttara Kannada district...

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A solar shed helped Mangala restart her canteen business


Solar-powered photocopier in a grocery shop at Hiriyur taluk

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13 urban migrants to benefit from Selco's HUM project


Under Home for the Urban Migrants (HUM) project of Selco Foundation, two houses were handed over to migrant labourers at Mullikatte in Hosadu village...

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Farmers float own mart to sell their produce


Farmers of two villages in Ranebennur taluk of Haveri district have floated their own Bhoomika rural mart

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Solar powered cane juicer for sustainable rural livelihood


A solar-powered sugarcane juicer, installed as part of Balepuni Madari Grama Abhiyana in Balepuni Gram Panchayat limits, aims at promoting sustainable...

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SELCO launches solar-powered mobile swab collection units


SELCO Solar Light Pvt Ltd has launched a solar-powered solution to help the frontline healthcare workers in rural areas.

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How SELCO Solar is helping create livelihoods for people in Karnataka


The company’s solar-powered laptop printers, milking machines, roti rollers, and sewing machines, among over 50 products and solutions, are helping cr...

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Hande for greater use of solar power


Recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay award and Selco India company chairman Harish Hande has called for a new model of development in which the poor will...

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Harish Hande sees need to change skill development policy


SELCO India chairman Dr Harish Hande said there is a threat of monopolisation in future in terms of creation of workers in view of the skill developme...

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Training centre with focus on solutionsto rural issues to come up in Manipal


The SELCO Foundation, an organisation deploying clean energy solutions for alleviating poverty in rural areas in partnership with Bharathiya Vikas Tru...



  • Date
  • 29May 2021
  • 05May 2021