Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi (Solar) Pump Yojana in Marathi for farmers
The Government of Maharashtra has taken several steps to help the farmers in the state. The rural economy of Maharashtra is largely dependent on agriculture. Around 70% of the population is engaged in agriculture.
The government has taken a major step towards making farming easier with off-grid solar-powered pumps for irrigation purposes.
It is targeting the deployment of one lakh nos. of these off-grid solar-powered pumps in a phase-wise manner under “Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi Pump Yojana” to reach out to as many farmers as possible, and make their lives easier.
Download Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi (solar) pump yojana Maharashtra
The Maharashtra state government has started a Solar Irrigation Pump scheme(Mukhyamantri solar pump yojana) to promote solar energy, with the focus on farmer’s fields. Through this scheme, 95% of the cost is subsidized for farmers to set up solar pumps in their fields.
Benefits of Mukhyamantri solar pump yojana:
- Day time power availability for agriculture pumping.
- Decoupling irrigation sector from power subsidy burden.
- Minimizing cross subsidy burden on Commercial & Industrial electricity consumers.
- Replacement of Diesel pumps to reduce pollution.