Pune's eco friendly family: Taking care of energy needs in a renewable way

Say hello to the Dighe family. Residents of Karve Nagar in Pune, this family has become a role model for many others who want to change the way they impact the environment. Let Mrs Vimal Dighe, grandmother- environmentalist- 'senior in the house' explain to you how they have taken care of their household energy needs. Almost 50% of the fuel in their kitchen is a renewable source of energy, which is being produced right there, on their terrace.

Last Updated: Wednesday 01 June 2016 | 11:54:27 AM

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    Posted by: K Srinivas | 5 months ago | Reply
  • Fantastic way to make ur own renewable energy,very inspiring family.

    Posted by: Abha Gupta | 4 weeks ago | Reply