Installation of rooftop solar power units is now mandatory in all new buildings coming up in Rajkot: Report

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The municipal corporation in Rajkot has already made installation of rooftop solar power panels mandatory for all buildings in the city.

District administration in Rajkot has made it mandatory to install rooftop solar power units in all new buildings coming up in the district. According to TOI six municipalities and villages which fall under RUDA will also have to install rooftop solar power units. The new norms will come in force from Thursday onwards.

Rajkot district collector Dr. Vikrant Pandey speaking to the publication said “The decision was taken to promote rooftop solar energy policy of the state and central governments. We want to make implementation of the new solar policy quick and hope that people will benefit from it and save money from power bill.” He added “We will promote rooftop solar power policy in urban and semi-urban areas of Rajkot. We have rooftop solar panels at our collector’s office and on an average, we save 30% electricity cost.”

With the new norms in force the district administration want to set an example of speedy implementation of policy and promote green technology.

The municipal corporation in Rajkot has already made installation of rooftop solar power panels mandatory for all buildings in the city.

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