JNU to get 200 solar powered streetlights
Moving ahead in its bid to go green, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has decided to put up 200 solar powered streetlights inside its campus, the university’s Vice-Chancellor (V-C) announced on Tuesday. “Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has agreed to sanction 200 solar streetlights to be installed in JNU. Thanks to Shri Upendra Tripathy,” V-C, JNU, M Jagadesh said in a tweet. The solar street lights initiative has received aid from the MNRE and is in step with JNU’s stated desire to cut down on its carbon emission.