In recent weeks the central water tower in Kirpal Sagar has been renovated and the large pump, which pumps water from a depth of 80 metres, has recently been largely powered by solar power.
In summer, without irrigation, not much works in northern India.
Traditionally, diesel pumps are used for this purpose, and electric pumps are now also available on the market. Instead of laying expensive long cables or installing overhead lines in the fields to supply them, solar panels are an option. Since several wells located at a distance are usually used, each pump receives its own panel according to the conventional concept.
What a pity that the pumps usually only run for a few hours and the electricity generated cannot be used in the other hours. A mobile solution, in which the panels are brought to the pumps, is obvious. An existing old trailer served as a platform.
Today we received pictures from this year’s vegetable harvest. After some trials last year, a larger area was cultivated with eggplants this year, with success, as you can see.
A used dental chair recently arrived at Kirpal Sagar Hospital. It had already been expected for some time and is now to find its place in the bed wing. Preparations for the installation had already taken place in the course of the year, now it is about the concrete installation. Commissioning is expected for February 2019. We are already curious….