Key Milestones Achieved
Light A Home Project in the Himalayas
Under Light A Home Project, Art of living reached to hard to access villages of Himalayas for rural electrification and energy access.
The following type of work has been done in 6 states of Indian Himalayas and Nepal also.-
- Solar Micro Grids
- School Electrification
- Battery Charging Stations
- Solar Lights Distributions
|No.||Type of Work||States||No. of Schools/Household benefitted|
|1||Solar Micro Grids De-centralised||Uttarakhand, Assam||613|
|2||School Electrification||Jammu & Kashmir||7|
|3||Battery Charging Stations||Assam , Arunachal Pradesh||315|
|4||Solar Lights Distributions||J&K, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya||22985|
|5||Home Light System||Assam||350|
With the Light A Home initiative, Art of Living has reached hard-to-access villages like Anjaw in Arunachal Pradesh, which can only be reached by foot, and river islands in Assam. Today, we have brought solar energy based lighting solutions to more than 90,000 people in remote locations and have provided employment opportunities to many among them.
165,000+ people – benefited
720 Villages – Electrified
152 Schools – Electrified
310 Women entrepreneurs – trained in solar systems
4100 Youth Leaders – trained as renewable energy technicians
In an effort to provide a clean and affordable lighting solution to rural India, our “Light a Home” project was born. Started in 2012, the project provides high-quality and cost-effective solar lanterns, home-lighting systems and solar cookers across India.
Story of Change
Story of Lighting up the lives through Solar Powering of Schools in Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh
This project was led by Ashok Harishchandra Project Manager SSRDP, who has been a pioneer in projects located in border district/ difficult terrains. Facing all odds like severe resource constraints in terms of procurement of material, Machinery, skilled labour to name a few, he executed it with precision. The nearest available source for any material or support was 160 kms away in Assam