Chandigarh Nov 20 (UNI) Haryana has bagged the first prize in the country for its best performance in Solar Urban Areas Programme and in Solar Cooker Programme.
It has also won second prize in Solar Photovoltaic Demonstration Programme at the national level.
Stating this, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said these National Awards would be given on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
He said Haryana has bagged maximum awards in the country.
President Pratibha Patil would give away these awards in a ceremony on Thursday at New Delhi.
On behalf of the Haryana government, Ms Sumita Misra, IAS, Director, Renewable Energy Department and Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) will receive these awards.