Solar power-based operation of LED street light is getting huge recognition across the globe. Installation of solar street lights (SSLs) in the rural villages of Assam has built up confidence among people to protect themselves from thefts and ensure safety from wild animals that pass through village roads at night and damage houses and injure people. Therefore, 84 SSLs were installed in the village 1 No. Napathar in Golaghat district of Assam. This article evaluates the efficacy and effectiveness of SSLs in the rural village. It also delves upon the acceptance of SSLs by people, which has helped prevent the release of 8437 MT/annum of carbon dioxide, 64.14 kg/annum of sulphur dioxide, and 39 kg/annum of nitric oxide with respect of thermal power generation, and development mechanism for providing long-term sustenance for SSLs in the village.