“India Hosts ‘Run for Sun’ Marathon and All-India Intra-School Solar Art Competition”

  • The Indian government organized a ‘Run for Sun’ Marathon at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, to commemorate International Sun Day. 
  • The event, featuring 3 km and 5 km races, aimed to raise awareness about the role of solar power in mitigating climate change. 
  • Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Shri Bhupinder S. Bhalla, praised the event for its success and emphasized the government’s commitment to renewable energy. 
  • Solar Stops were set up in six Indian cities to educate citizens on the significance of solar energy. 
  • The Ministry announced Solart, an All-India Intra-School Solar Art Competition, to spark creativity and promote solar energy awareness among school students.
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