Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif has introduced an incredible scheme for students in Punjab that is ‘Ujala Program’. According to this scheme solar home system kits would be provided to the students.
Currently, Chief Minister has distributed the first solar home system kits among the intelligent and shinning students of Bahawalpur on 29th January 2013.
While addressing, on the inauguration of Ujala Programme Solar Home System kit ceremony, Mian Shehbaz Sharif said: “This is the light of Merit that you have earned through your talent, hard-work and the tireless efforts of your parents.”
via Mian Shehbaz Sharif official Facebook page
He said that after the students of Punjab province, this scheme will be introduced for other provinces. The detailed dates have not been declared about the inauguration ceremonies of different areas of Punjab.
This scheme is completely based on merit and those students who meet with the required criteria will definitely, be able to get the solar lamp kit.
The eligible criteria for students to get solar home system kits is following:
- Students of 2nd Year from Government colleges, who have 60% or above marks in 1st year, are eligible to get this solar system home kit.
- Same like that, students of 10th class from Government schools, who have 60% or above marks in 9th class, are eligible to get this solar system home kit.
- The solar system home kits would be provided to the students of Danish schools, Madrassas, Special Schools and vocational training centres, on the basis of merit criteria.
These solar kits are considered to be the quick and perfect solution for the present load shedding problem. These solar kits are completely free and are uninterrupted source of energy.
No doubt these solar kits would provide facility to the students who suffer a lot for load shedding problem. This solar kit will work for continuous 18 hours.
In other words it is also a source of motivation for the students to excel in their academic field.
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Here is video of speech of the CM at the inaugural ceremony of “Shehbaz Sharif Ujala Program” that is launched on 29th Jan 2013 in Bahawalpur.