PM Kusum Yojana [ Update ]: PM Kusum Yojana Solar Energy is one of the latest schemes of the Central Government to support the farmers. The government of India has announced that this PM Kusum Yojana will help farmers to install solar pumps and grid-connected solar and other renewable energy power plants. All the farmers enrolled under PM Kusum Yojana will get a 60% subsidy for setting up solar plants.
PM Kusum Yojana [ Update ]
Many schemes have been started by the Government of India for the farmers of Solar Energy Pumps in the country. One of these schemes is PM Kusum Yojana. This scheme was launched by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the year 2019 with an aim to increase the income of farmers. Under this PM Kusum Yojana, farmers are encouraged to install solar pumps for irrigation. In such a situation, let us know the complete information about this scheme.
What is Solar Energy Yojana
Under this scheme, farmers get a subsidy of up to 60 percent for installing solar energy pumps in their fields. Along with this, they also get loans i.e. loans from the bank at 30% of the total cost by the government. In such a situation, farmers will have to pay only 10 percent for installing solar pumps for the first time, because 60 percent of the entire payment will be borne by the Center and the government, and the remaining 30 percent will be borne by bank loans, which will be easily paid by the farmers later. In such a situation, if you also want to take advantage of this PM Kusum Yojana, then apply soon.
Purpose of PM Kusum Yojana
PM Kusum Yojana has been launched with the help of farmers to take advantage of solar energy for irrigation, generate additional income and ensure long-term benefits for both farmers and the environment.
As everyone would know that there are many farmers in the country who are still dependent on the irrigation of fields with diesel engines. Irrigation through this process becomes very expensive for the farmers amid the ever-increasing prices of diesel. In such a situation, under PM Kusum Yojana, farmers can get an exemption from the irrigation process of diesel engines by installing solar energy pumps in their fields. This will save money spent on buying their fuel. With this PM Kusum Yojana, they will be able to easily complete the irrigation work in the fields.
Process of online application under PM Kusum Yojana
- First of all, go to the official website of PM Kusum Yojana.
- Then the home page will open in front of you.
- Here you click on the option of online registration.
- Then fill in all the information asked in the application form carefully.
- After that, you click on submit button.
- Then within a few days of checking the form, solar pumps will be installed on your farm.
Rajasthan Kusum Yojana
In order to provide solar pumps running on solar energy to the farmers for irrigation, the Rajasthan government has started Kusum Yojana. Under this PM Kusum Yojana, the central government and the state government of Rajasthan will convert 3 crore petrol and diesel irrigation pumps into solar power pumps.
PM Kusum Yojana [ Update ]
After which the farmers who run the irrigation pump on diesel or petrol will be able to run it with solar energy. Let us tell you that under this PM Kusum Yojana, the state government has set a target to convert about 17.5 lakh diesel pumps and 3 crore agricultural utility pumps into solar energy pumps in the coming 10 years.