Babu Raja Shrestha

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Name: Babu Raja Shrestha
Organization: Centre for Renewable Energy (CRE)
Website: http://www.crenepal.org.np
Title: Program designing
Bio:
Bringing new innovative ideas to to solve the local level social and economical issues with locally available resources and knowledge. Nepal Sustainable development and equal opportunity for all Mechanical Engineering, Have designed solar dryers at present leading "Light for All" campaign to replace kerosene wick lamps by affordable small sized Solar Tukis (Lamps) and initiating agribusiness for food security. Establishing Clean Energy Walk in Learning Centre (CEWALC), a demonstration site of renewable energy technology in action. Here any one can visit to learn how the renewable energy harnessing technology function.

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Mar 09, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Environment

Babu Shrestha has designed Nepal's first comprehensive, sustainable urban solid waste management system. His initiative not only cleans up cities but also restores citizen participation in waste cleanup and reduction efforts.

The basic objective of the program is to harnessing renewable energy and appropriate utilization of the locally available resources and capacity to enhance livelihood of the local communities.
Solar PV for lighting and water pumping, Wind pump for irrigation, Solar dryer for fruits and vegetable preservation,
In Nepal about 2.4 million households, or 60% of Nepalese population in Nepal, rely on kerosene based wick lamp (Tuki) at present.

"Light for All" projects targeting the poor rural household are not unique. However this initiative doesn’t rely on subsidies, it rather focuses on the whole system facilitation at the local level and cost-revenues. The project has facilitated a local alternative "WLED based Solar Lamps" superior in lumin to the traditional kerosene lamp, driving on a business model by local entrepreneurs.

The basic objective of the program is to harnessing renewable source of energy and appropriate utilization of the locally available resources and capacity to enhance livelihood of the local communities.

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