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Prime Minister Modi inaugurates 'Gandhi Solar Park' at UN Headquarters

Prime Minister Modi inaugurates 'Gandhi Solar Park' at UN Headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 50 KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' at the United Nations headquarters in New York. It was inaugurated during a special program organized on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji.

Highlights of inaugural event

  • A special program organized on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji, at UNHeadquarter.
  • 50 KW Gandhi Solar Park was inaugurated during this programme.
  •  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and South Korean President Moon Jae-in were also present on the occasion.
  • A special postage stamp was also launched in Gandhi's memory at the 'Leadership Matters: Relevance of Gandhi in the Contemporary World' of the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations Headquarters.

 

Gandhi Solar Park

  • India has provided financial assistance of $ 1 million to install solar panels on the roof of United Nations Headquarters.
  • The roof-top solar park has 193 panels, each representing a total of 193 members of the United Nations.
  • This solar panel can produce a maximum power of 50 kW.
  • 30,000 kg of coal is used to generate so much energy by conventional method.
Q.1 Where is Gandhi Solar Park is inaugrated?
A. New York
B. Switzerland
C. Washington
D. Paris
Answer...
Ans: New York
Q.2 Who inaugrated Gandhi Solar Park?
A. Donald Trump
B. Narendra Modi
C. Sheikh Haseena
D. Moon Jae-in
Answer...
Ans: Narendra Modi

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