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Take Part in This Month’s CCD

Take Part in This Month’s CCD

Each one of us contributes to pollution and climate change every day. Let's do our part in correcting the change. Take part in Climate Correction Day (CCD). Taking part in CCD is the smallest possible action that you can take. This could be the beginning of your journey towards a more sustainable life. We celebrate CCD on the 1st Wednesday of Every Month. This month's CCD is Non-iron Clothed Day.

Climate change is real!

The planet has become warmer by 1.1 degrees centigrade. This global warming has caused climate change. The frequency and intensity of natural calamities like heat waves, cyclones, floods, droughts, and forest fires due to human induced climate change have also...Read More

Business as usual approaches are not working!

The international climate agreements, conferences, deliberations, and devising frameworks started as early as 1998 with the Kyoto Protocol, up to the Paris Agreement in 2015, there are COP meetings held every year and thousands of NGOs are working to correct c...Read More

We are running out of time!

The IPCC report affirms that temperature rise beyond 1.5 degree celsius will start irreversible climate change. The 1.5 degree celsius is the most important number for every human being. It is the number that all climate scientists are keeping an eye on. Did you know how much time is left before global warming touches the 1.5 degree celsius limit?

There is a need for a Public Movement!

Efforts made by governments, international bodies and NGOs all over the world are not providing enough to mitigate climate change. Every individual, rich or poor, from a developing country or a developed country is using energy and therefore contributing to cl...Read More

Energy Swaraj as a public movement!

It is the use of carbon based energy that has created the problem of climate change and it is the use of clean or renewable energy that would solve the problem, provided the generation and consumption of energy for local people is done locally, with local reso...Read More

Targets of The Energy Swaraj Movement

Through the Energy Swaraj Movement, the Foundation aims to achieve two main targets towards Awareness and Action. (side by side section)

Imparting Energy

Literacy Training to

1,000,000,000

Encouraging people to surrender electricity

connection and switch 100% on solar energy:

Activities for Creating Energy Swaraj Movement

Energy Swaraj Yatra

The yatra is planned across the country starting from November 2020 until December 2030, nearly 11 years long, to create Energy Swaraj as a public movement.

Energy Literacy Training

To fulfil the energy requirement, humans have exploited Earth’s resources which in turn has led to climate change! Want to know how much energy we use & how one can adopt Solar Energy & save our Mother Earth - Become Energy literate & do your part!

Energy Swaraj Clubs

Energy Swaraj Clubs are recognized to be very important action nodes of the Energy Swaraj Movement and they are established to ignite public action in their locality.

Be a part of the Energy Swaraj Movement, and contribute to save life on planet Earth!

Every user of energy needs to take part in climate corrective action, It means every individual, institution, and industry needs to take part. In what way would you like to be part of the movement?

Why Solar Man decided to leave home for 11 years?

11 years Energy Swaraj Yatra - 2020 to 2030

    • Number of days travelled

      856 Days

    • Number of days remaining

      2,830 Days

    • Number of people meet

      2,000,000

    • Distance travelled:

      326,400

    Energy Swaraj Yatra through a solar bus is the heart of the Energy Swaraj Movement planned to combine synergies of climate change mitigation efforts. The yatra is planned across the country starting from November 2020 until December 2030, nearly 11 years long, to create Energy Swaraj as a public movement.

    Founder

    PROF. CHETAN SINGH SOLANKI

    Entrepreneur and Author

    About Founder

    Prof. Chetan Singh Solanki, a Professor from IIT Bombay, Brand Ambassador of Solar Energy for Govt. of MP, and Founder, Energy Swaraj Foundation. He has been popularly referred to as “Solar Man of India” by Times of India, The Hindu and India Today. Some people also call him “Solar Gandhi”. Known for his remarkable work in the field of Solar, he is an educator, innovator, researcher, entrepreneur, and author. Following Gandhian ideals, he has coined the word ‘Energy Swaraj’. Prof. Solanki has taken unpaid leave from his role as an academician at IIT Bombay to undertake Energy Swaraj Yatra, wherein he has pledged not to go home, until 2030 and live & travel in the solar bus. He has published 8 books and over 100 journal publications.

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    Energy Swaraj Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works mainly from the contributions from the general public. We do not seek government support. To create an Energy Swaraj Movement and spread awareness about climate change among the masses, we seek your support! Any contribution to the Energy Swaraj Movement will be highly appreciated!

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    Energy Swaraj Movement

    Energy Swaraj Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works mainly from the contributions from the general public. We do not seek government support. To create an Energy Swaraj Movement and spread awareness about climate change among the masses, we seek your support! Any contribution to the Energy Swaraj Movement will be highly appreciated!

    February 13, 2023 12:00 AM

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    Energy Swaraj Yatra

    Energy Swaraj Yatra continues to travel across the country. Keep an eye here to know the route map of the yatra

    February 13, 2023 12:00 AM

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    ARE Conference

    ARE conference is being organised to bring world leaders on one platform to deliberate and pledge climate actions. The conference is slated to take place between 24-26th Nov 22 at AICTE Campus.

    February 13, 2023 12:00 AM