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Bancha became India's first all-solar kitchen village, it belongs to the state of;

[A]. Madhya Pradesh
[B]. Haryana
[C]. Assam
[D]. Maharastra

Answer: Option A


Bancha in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh became the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves. There was no use for Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders as all 75 houses relied on solar-powered stoves to meet their cooking needs. The solar-powered stoves were developed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai. The project of installing plates, solar-powered batteries and stoves in all the houses was started in September 2017 and was completed by December 2018.

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