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Lighting a Billion Lives — March 8, 2010

Lighting a Billion Lives


‘GREENATHON’ started in 2009, is a joint intiative by NDTV and Toyota.

  • 2009- 55 Villages
  • 2010-155 Villages (till yesterday)

The NDTV-Toyota Greenathon in its first year helped raise funds to solar power over 55 villages in India through TERI’s Lighting a Billion Lives initiative.

Over 1.6 billion people in the world lack access to electricity; roughly 25 per cent are in India alone. For these people, life comes to a standstill after dusk.

List of all those villages that benefitted from this campaign- villages that would otherwise be without electricity for a decade or more.

Village Name State Block District
Agar ki dhani Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Ahirajpur Orissa Rajnagar Kendrapara
Bad gujran Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Bairawas Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Bamanwas Rajasthan Virat Nagar Jaipur
Banipal Orissa Rajnagar Kendrapara
Bankimnagar 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Bankimnagar 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Barwada Rajasthan Virat Nagar Jaipur
Beharda Madhya Pradesh Ghandhwani Dhar
Bhanwata Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Bhuriyawas ki Dhadi Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Bilda Madhya Pradesh Ghandhwani Dhar
Bishnupur 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Bishnupur 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Biyawas Rajasthan Virat Nagar Jaipur
Chakfuldubi 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Chakfuldubi 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Chowringhee 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Chowringhee 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Dahinala Madhya Pradesh Burhanpur Burhanpur
Godipokhari Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Gudugudia 1 Orissa Jashipur Mayurbhanj
Guwada gujran Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Hassanpura Madhya Pradesh Burhanpur Burhanpur
Jadapal Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Jauna Vas Haryana Rewari Rewari
Jhinai Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Kakarpani Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Kalarpuri Haryana Tavdu Mewat
Kalikaprasad Orissa Jashipur Mayurbhanj
Kamalpur/ Baijapur 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Kamalpur/ Baijapur 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Kitadahi Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Madan-mohanpur Orissa Jashipur Mayurbhanj
Manawas Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Mohanpura Madhya Pradesh Ghandhwani Dhar
Nava Rajapur Punjab Noorpur Bet Ludhiana
Okilapal Orissa Rajnagar Kendrapara
Pachpadi Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
PanchGaon Patti Sawal (Ganvdi) Uttar Pradesh Rajpura Meerut
Rangani Orissa Rajnagar Kendrapara
Rudranagar 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Rudranagar 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Saharapat Orissa Jashipur Mayurbhanj
Satana/Bhojera Rajasthan Virat Nagar Jaipur
Satumbri Madhya Pradesh Ghandhwani Dhar
Shibpur 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Shibpur 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Sunaria Haryana Dharuhera Rewari
Surat garh Rajasthan Thanagazi Alwar
Talchua Orissa Rajnagar Kendrapara
Tarajodi Orissa Shyamakhunta Mayurbhanj
Uttar Bishnupur 1 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Uttar Bishnupur 2 West Bengal Sagar Island South 24 Paraganas
Uttaras Orissa Jashipur Mayurbhanj

The second edition of the NDTV-Toyota Greenathon has been a huge success as we once again reaffirm our commitment to the cause of solar powering villages across India through TERI’s Lighting a Billion Lives initiative. A big thank you to all those who supported our Green Cause and helped make a difference.

To Donate : Green.ndtv.com

Save our National Pride — March 2, 2010

Save our National Pride


From around 40,000 at the turn of the last century, there are just 1411 tigers left in India. What started as a Royal Sport during the olden times is now a target of Poaching and Depleting Habitat. Our National Animal is fighting for its life!

The rich biodiversity and natural capital of India can be witnessed in the Tiger Sanctuaries. Knowledge of these sanctuaries helps build awareness for the cause

Tiger Facts

  • From around 40,000 tigers at the turn of the last century, there are just 1411 tigers left in India.
  • 2009 was the worst year for tigers in India, with 86 deaths reported.
  • There are 37 Tiger sanctuaries in India. However, 17 sanctuaries are on the verge of losing their tiger population.
  • Corbett National Park is the oldest tiger park in India. It was created in 1936 as ‘Hailey National Park’.
  • The Kanha National Park’s lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel, The Jungle Book.
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