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In pictures: Villagers' Barefoot College
Reaching out

The Barefoot College's work now extends well beyond Rajasthan. This photo shows one of 300 villages in Ladakh, high on the Tibetan plateau, that has got solar panels from the college. Such projects extend all the way along the Himalayas to Sikkim in the east. In each of these, a poor local person was trained as a solar engineer to maintain the panels and electricity supply.
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