Jayadev Bhawan to have first rooftop solar power project in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: With State Government’s move towards adopting Eco-friendly way of power generation through rooftop solar projects for its buildings, the Jayadev Bhawan here would be the first to come up with the project, announced Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday.

Attending a programme of the Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) here, Patnaik thanked the Energy Department for its efforts in promoting rooftop solar power.

The rooftop solar project, which had been launched by Patnaik on Wednesday, would be replicated in 15 other towns.

Notably, 150 junior technicians joined the OPTCL on the day. The OPTCL has recruited 1,581 professionals since 2010 in various disciplines. The OPTCL’s transmission system of availability has reached 99.96%, which is the highest in the country.


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