Maharashtra farmers getting sops for using solar pumps - (State News)
For the encouragement of the farmers Maharashtra government has decided to give them free sops which include Two LED bulbs,a DC fan and a Mobile charging socket .This step is just to encourage them to enroll in Atarl solar krishi Pump yojana.
Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana was launched in October 2018 to reduce losses due to non payment of electricity bills and also to promote solar energy.
Government will provide them upto 95% of the subsidy on solar agriculture pumpsets.
Government is planning to install one lakh solar pumps in Maharashtra.