Chief Minister N. Rangasamy and Education Minister T. Thiagarajan recently inaugurated Energy Education Park in Puducherry. The aim of the park is to offer education on the importance of energy, different types of energy, renewable energy sources and new generation technologies through working and demo models.
A project of renewable energy agency, Puducherry, the park has an exhibition hall for indoor exhibits, lush green landscaping for outdoor exhibits and a canteen. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has come out with an initiative to set up Energy Education Park in each State and Union Territory in the country.
The park is open for public from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Access to the park is free for government schools and colleges and a nominal fee will be charged to other visitors.
With the MHRD focusing on developing the skills among the students to make them future ready, this is the first step in innovation that the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy from Puducherry has taken.