Saturday, November 26, 2005

TECH awards solar panels to families

The Economic Consultancy House (TECH), a Killinochchi based registered NGO has awarded families from Kanakarayan Kulam of Vavuniya district with solar panels.

The panels of value 30,000 rupees each were awarded to selected families in need. The programme was sponsored by TECH USA, a registered NGO in the USA.

TECH awards solar panels to organisations and homes as part of its Alternative Energy Promotion Programme and to counter the lack of electricity in the North-East.

Development of North-East has been virtually ignored by successive Sri Lankan governments. Majority of the people in the region remain to date with no access to electricity.

External Link: TECH WEBSITE

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