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Vice Admiral commissioned 2 Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Plant at INS Kalinga

Visakhapatnam:29/5/20: Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain on Friday commissioned 2 Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Plant at INS Kalinga in Visakhapatnam.

The project is in line with government’s objective to achieve 100 GW of solar power by 2022 as part of the National Solar Mission.

According to reports, the solar plant, which is the largest in the ENC has an estimated life span of 25 years. Despite the lockdown, the project was completed with the cooperation of all concerned agencies including APEPDCL.

The work was executed adhering to all guidelines announced for Coronavirus pandemic.

Addressing the gathering, Vice Adm Atul Kumar Jain said the commissioning of this plant demonstrates the commitment of Eastern Naval Command to  conservation nature and remain eco-friendly.

The INS Kalinga, currently headed by Cmde Rajesh Debnath, has taken significant strides in Green Initiatives since it was set up in the early 1980s. It has also taken up afforestation, numerous plantation drives, coastal cleanup drives and protection of the Geo-Heritage site “Erra Matti Dibbalu”.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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