District : Chickmagalur
State : Karnataka
The programme aims at utilising naturally available and rechargeable energy to cater day to day fuel need for the purpose of cooking & other domestic purposes.The programme is implemented in the selected talukas since 93-94.
Objectives and Aims
Protecting enviornment & forest
Utilising local available resources to provide effective alternative fuel to the rural people
Popularising the unconventional energy sources
Upkeep of rural sanitation
Solar water heater
Solar Streetlights & indor lights
Compact Floroscent Lamps
Facilities are made available to elgible benficiaries on subsidary pattern
Implementation of national project on BioGas development programmes is a part of 20 points programme of central government. The main objective of the projects are
To provide fuel for cooking purpose and organic manure to rural house holds through family type bio gas plants.
To mitigate drudgery of rural women, reduce pressure on forests and accentuate social benefits
To improve sanitation in village by linking sanitory toilets with bio gas plants
The programme came in to operation intensively since 1982-83. The programme is on subsidy pattern.
Minimum of 10% plants to SC/ST families and a minimum of 5% of plants to tribal families of the total plants targetted in the district.
Hilly regions, places where there is a problem for fuel , places where there is threat on forest degradation
Sanitory linked bio-gas plant