Rajni Shukla walks two kilometres every day to work at the garment unit. She hopes to augment her family’s meagre income by working as a tailor trained on electric sewing machines.
Photo: Mustafa Quraishi/Smart Power India

Video: Mini-Grids Help Train Women, Youth with Reliable Power

Smart Power India is pushing the envelope in productive uses of electricity access beyond lighting, such as this Husk Power Systems mini-grid project in Kathkuiyan, Uttar Pradesh. Access to quality, reliable power supply from the mini-grid is ensuring that job training is uninterrupted, giving economic opportunity to local women and youth.

Mini-grids are also fueling the growth of micro-enterprise in the state.

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