Jammu: 30 September 2016, Rashtriya Rifles Battalion based at Banihal, started an initiative to provide Solar Lanterns to families Below Poverty Line under the Sadhbhavana initiative. 95 Solar Lanterns were provided to the families of Banihal tehsil. The project has been initiated with an aim to provide basic facilities to such families staying on higher ridges of the region.
This project will assist in improving the living standard of the children belonging to economically weaker sections. This will also assist as a viable substitute of electricity besides promoting the national aim of energy conservation. On the occasion, Sarpanches of villages and families thanked Army for their humane effort.