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21-11-2022
Press Release: GREEN ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVES TAKEN BY MALDA DIVISION/ER

   3, कोयलाघाट स्ट्रीट, कोलकाता – 700001, 3, Koilaghat Street, Kolkata – 700001


GREEN ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVES TAKEN BY MALDA DIVISION/ER


Kolkata, November 10, 2022


Eastern Railway has been taking multifarious initiatives o­n various facets towards reduction of carbon footprint and achieving a clean and green environment under the able and inspiring leadership of Shri Arun Arora, General Manager. As a part of that endeavour, Eastern Railway’s Malda Division installed Solar Power Plants at various Railway premises across its jurisdiction. 

09 nos. of Solar powered Air Conditioner with capacity of 1.5 Ton provided at the Running rooms of Malda Town Station for the convenience of crews. Average Rs. 2 Lakhs will be saved per annum by installing these green Air Conditioners.  

05 nos. of 10 KWp Solar Power plant (roof top) have been installed for o­n-Grid system provided at the roof of Jamalpur, Bhagalpur, Sahibganj, Jangipur Road station & PRS building at Malda. Average monthly generation from these solar plants will be around 4500 KWH and annual saving will be around Rs. 4.32 Lakhs. 

Moreover, o­ne 10KWP Solar plant installed at the roof of DRM building, Malda in 2016 which is generating 900KWH per month and saving average Rs. 85,000/- per annum. Solar water heaters with 2500 litres/day capacity have been provided at running rooms of Malda and Bhagalpur station for hot water replacing existing electric geyser. Similarly, 500 LPD capacity solar water heater has been installed at the driver’s and guard’s running room at Jamalpur station.





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