Modhera; India’s 1st 24×7 Solar Powered Village

Modhera: Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared Modhera as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village on October 9. Modhera is located in Mehsana district of Gujarat, India.

Addressing the people at the stone-laying ceremony, PM Modi said, “Today, a new energy of development has been infused for Modhera, Mehsana, and the whole of Gujarat. From electricity, water to road and rail. Many projects related to dairy, skill development and healthcare have been inaugurated and foundation stones have been laid”.

Modhera is known for the Sun Temple and known as solar-power village. It has developed a ground-mounted solar power plant and more than 1300 rooftop solar systems on residential and government buildings.

PM Modi visited the Modheshwari Mata Temple in Modhera and also laid foundation of projects worth Rs 3900 crores in Modhera, Mehsana, Gujarat. Assembly elections in the Bhartiya-Janta Party-ruled Gujarat are scheduled to be held by the end of this year.

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