New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will declare Modhera, a village in Gujarat’s Mehsana district, as India’s first solar-powered village on Sunday, marking a significant step toward spreading renewable energy.
Modhera is known for its Sun temple
The Gujarat government provided information in a series of tweets, said that more than 1000 solar panels had been erected on village homes, providing the residents with energy 24 hours a day. Significantly, they will receive cost-free solar power.
According to the Gujarat administration, it has made sure that numerous welfare initiatives are implemented sustainably in Gujarat while also keeping in mind the Prime Minister’s goal of expanding the usage of renewable energy in India.
Modhera’s Sun Temple to get a 3D projection facility
A protected archaeological site, Modhera’s Sun Temple will get a 3-D projection facility on October 9. The solar-powered 3-D projection will be dedicated by PM Modi and will educate visitors about the history of Modhera, the Gujarat government had said.
As part of the project, heritage lighting has been installed on the temple premises. Witnessing the lighting, people can visit the temple from 6 pm to 10 pm. The 3-D projection will operate every evening.
Sun Temple is situated at Modhera in the Mehsana district on the river Pushpavati. It was built by King Bhima-I of the Chaulukya dynasty in 1026-27.