At present, the railway station gets power supply from Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (JUVNL) and also has a stand-by diesel generator.
The job for the same has been assigned to a private agency. The senior railway official said around Rs 30 lakh will be spent to install solar panels while the rest of the sum to put up LED lights.
“With the installation of solar panels, station lighting and fans would work on solar power. The state electric supply will be a standby source, which can be used in case of any failure in the solar system,” said a spokesperson of South Eastern Railway.