Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and Director General, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Haryana, Dr Amit Agrawal on Wednesday launched the ‘Smart Solar Hub startup’ started by Ishank Bansal and Arjun Mittal, two students of University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Panjab University.
Launching the startup named Envinova of Solar Energy, Dr Agrawal said, “Today is the time of startups and along with jobs, the youth should focus more on self-employment. There are immense employment opportunities in areas like solar energy and e-commerce.”
He said that Haryana is at the third position in the country in terms of startups. Out of 60,000 new startup companies, 5,000 companies are in Haryana, which is 12 percent.
Appreciating the startup project of the students, Dr Agrawal said that to promote startups, the state government has formulated a new startup policy; under which it has encouraged setting up new startups in the state by giving different types of rebates and exemptions.
This technology will prove effective in making cities more livable and sustainable
Dubbed as Smart Solar Hub, the start-up Envinova aims to increase public interaction in outdoor spaces with accessible energy and connectivity. Through this, the focus has been on how urban living can be improved by popularizing technology in public life. This technology will also prove effective in making cities more livable and sustainable.