Keralas first solar-powered boat launched

Posted on:16 Jan 2017 11:06:47
Keralas first solar-powered boat launched
16 January 2017 Current Affairs: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the government has taken up the development of water transport in the state with utmost seriousness. He was speaking after inaugurating the first solar-powered boat of the state water transport department, 'Aditya' at Vaikom. The boat will do service between Vaikom and Thavanakkadavu. The construction of the Rs 1.50-crore boat took nearly two years. The boat has a seating capacity of 75. The boat was manufactured based on the studies conducted at the ship technology department of the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat). 
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the government has taken up the development of water transport in the state with utmost seriousness. He was speaking after inaugurating the first solar-powered boat of the state water transport department, 'Aditya' at Vaikom. The boat will do service between Vaikom and Thavanakkadavu. The construction of the Rs 1.50-crore boat took nearly two years. The boat has a seating capacity of 75. The boat was manufactured based on the studies conducted at the ship technology department of the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat). 

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