11th Foundation Day of Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI)

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The 11th Foundation Day Celebration of Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) was held on 20 September.


  • R K Singh, Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
  • Bhagwanth Khuba, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy and Chemicals and Fertilizers was the Guest of Honour.

  • As part of 11th Foundation Day, a series of events were organized including the planting of 1100 trees, blood donation camp in which 88 units were donated.

  • Distribution of 2100 food packets, guest lectures for around 2200 school-kids, indoor sports tournament consisting of Table-tennis, Chess, Carom, Football and various team-building activities was the part of the event.

About Solar Energy Corporation of India ltd :

  • It is a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) under the administrative control of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), set up on 20th Sept, 2011.

  • It is the only CPSU dedicated to the Solar Energy Sector.

  • The company holds Category 1 Power Trading Licence and is active in this domain through trading of Solar Energy from the projects set up under the schemes being implemented by it.

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