Maharashtra Government’s Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.

Maharashtra Government’s Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.

Objective of the scheme

  • Firstly to curb the heavy losses because of non-payment of electricity towards electricity board and secondly to create awareness and promote the use of solar energy gadgets for farming, the Maharashtra Government institute the Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.

Maharashtra Governments Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana

Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana

  • Under this scheme the state government of Maharashtra intend to provide freebies or give away, two LED bulbs, a DC fan and mobile charging socket to the farmers enrolling or registering for Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.
  • This scheme provides massive and generous subsidy of upto 95% on solar pumps.
  • The State Government of Maharashtra intend to install or situate around 1 (one ) lakh solar pumps under the title "Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.
  • In brief the farmers or owner of the farmland will (under 5 acres) will have to pay only 5% (five percent only) of the total cost of the 3 Horse Power (HP) solar pump, and 5 Horse Power (HP) solar pump for the farmers with more than 5 (five) acres of farmlands.
  • To put this into calculations, the 3 HP solar pump cost around ₹2,40,000/- (two lakhs and forty thousand) Farmers required to pay only ₹12000 i.e. only 5% of the total cost of the solar pump. On the other hand the cost of 5 HP solar pump is ₹3,25,000/- (Three lakh and twenty five thousand). Farmers required to pay only ₹38500.
  • The state agency MSEDCL will be frontface and agency responsible for implementation of the scheme Atal Solar Krushi Pump Yojana.
  • The scheme is designed and devised to benefit the farmers located into remote and less accessible area/locations.

Important Links (External)

  1. Mahavitaran - Scheme Information.

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