New Delhi, 22 October 2020: Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, CMD – REC Limited inaugurated a CSR project undertaken by REC worth Rs. 1.34 Crore in National Association for the Blind (NAB), New Delhi on 16th October 2020 in the presence of Shri Ajoy Choudhury, Director (Finance) – REC Limited, along with Dr. S N Srinivas, CEO – REC Foundation and Mr. T D Dhariyal, President – National Association for the Blind along with other office bearers, teachers and children.
REC is providing a 65 KW rooftop solar PV system, which will fulfill the power requirements of the National Association for the Blind, while also supporting 250 visually impaired students by providing teaching & learning material, uniform & school accessories. Moreover, REC has also provided a computer lab with 24 units of a desktop to enhance the technical knowledge of the students, furniture and fittings, health, hygiene & toiletries and nutritional items.
The main objective of the project is to aid visually impaired and low vision children by providing quality education and to promote the inclusion in society by allowing the integration of the blind children with non-disabled children while simultaneously assisting in their all-round personality development. The solar installation is expected to deliver about 6000 kWh of electricity and is likely to fulfill upto 80% of their electricity requirement through net metering benefit.