Overview

Overview

About 500 million people from the population of 1.2 billion are deprived of electricity reads the headlines of local newspaper. Who is responsible to this? Why should the people living in remote villages be deprived of electricity? Who should address this problem? Is it the responsibility of Government alone? How ca we support to ease this problem? Such are the many questions that were carefully thought over and the wonderful initiative of Rural Electrification became one of the focus area of Schneider Electric India Foundations initiative for social cause. It contributes greatly to address the above problem.

The objective of Rural Electrification is :

  • Facilitate Access to Electricity at very remote areas without grid supply
  • Providing better access to safe & clean energy

Through this initiative the foundation reaches out to underprivileged families in the rural areas and thus help them

  • Better performance in Education
  • Improving their health conditions
  • Social economic development
 
Our Accomplishments

Electrician training
  • 163 Electrician training Centers in 21 states
  • 1 exclusive Women Electrician center in Chennai
  • 24600 unemployed youth trained
Conserve My Planet
  • 264 registered schools across India
  • 528 Teachers inducted as "Change makers" in the School Campuses
  • 17435 students as Green Ambassadors enrolled in Indian Schools
  • 450000+ Other students were benefitted by the various energy saving Campaigns
  • 12.5 lakhs adults have been sensitized on energy savings by the Green Ambassadors
  • 183284 KwH energy saved as a result of Conserve@ Home and Campus modules
Scholarship
  • 55 Bip Bop Scholarships offered to 16 Engineering collages + 1 DET in India
Schneider Electric Teachers
  • 64 Subject matter Experts have contributed more than 200 Hours of Expertise through Schneider Electric teachers Platform at our training centers in India
Entrepreneurship
  • 291 trained entrepreneurs supported to start their own business in the remote villages of India
Employment
  • 70% of the trained electricians are employed
Electrification
  • 7744 Households electrified with 38720 beneficiaries in 33 remote villages
Emergency
  • Schneider Electric India Foundation intervention during Phailin devastation areas in Orissa by installing water of Sun in the village impacted approximately 2000 lives positively
Awards & Recognition
Conserve My Planet
  • 201 registered schools across India
  • 402 Green Teachers
  • 11235 Green Ambassadors as Change agents across Indian schools
  • 457604 Other Students involved in various Green Campaigns
  • 1250808 Adults have been reached through Green Initiatives
  • 84134 kWh of Energy saved through 2 modules Conserve @ Home and Campus.
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