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Event Detail

'Bijli Utsav' organized by REC in Assam as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Ministry of Power

November 30, 2021

Name of the event: Bijli Utsav
Date: 30th November 2021
Location: Sonapur village of Kamrup district, Assam

Dignitaries present: Sh. Bipul Deka, President, Sonapur Gaon Panchayat, Kunjolata Deka, Ruhini Kr. Das, Ex-President Sonapur Gaon Panchayat and Mr. Upen Bhatlya – Retired Principal
Number of attendees: Approximately 500
Themes covered: benefits of electricity and its conservation, government of India schemes related to power, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and Covid safety protocols.

Activities performed:

  • The event witnessed speaker sessions by dignitaries and esteemed guests highlighting the benefits of electricity, the challenges faced during electrification in remote areas, and how the quality of life improves with access to power.
  • Beneficiaries from the villages were also invited on-stage to share their experience and views on how electricity has transformed their lives.
  • To engage with the villagers and children, various competitions such as quizzes, elocution, and cultural programs like folk dance were also held.
  • Nukkad Natak was also performed to highlight the benefits of electricity and its conservation, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and Covid safety protocols.
  • The event concluded with the distribution of LED bulbs as prizes to the winners of the competitions.

In addition, masks were also distributed to all the attendees.