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BIJLI UTSAV ORGANISED BY REC

BIJLI UTSAV ORGANISED BY REC

Context:

As part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' - to celebrate 75 years of independence, REC Limited, a public finance company under the  Ministry of Power organized 'Bijli Utsav' at Karsada sub-station in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Key Highlights:

  • To engage with the villagers, various cultural programs such as Nukkad Natak and Lok Gayan were held and questions were raised about various government programs, such as awareness on usage of electricity, billing, energy efficiency etc. done to convey information to the public. 
  • The event concluded with the distribution of LED bulbs as prizes to the winners of the competitions.

About REC Limited: 

  • REC Limited is a Navratna NBFC with a focus on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. 
  • Established in 1969, REC Limited has completed more than 50 years of operation.
  • It provides financial assistance to state governments, independent power producers, state electricity boards, central/state power utilities, rural electric cooperatives and private sector utilities. 
  • Its business activities include financing projects in the full value chain of the energy sector; Different types of projects include the components of Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Energy.
  • REC funding illuminates every fourth bulb in India.

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