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PM-KUSUM Scheme Summary
The objective of PM-KUSUM Scheme is to remove farmers’ dependence on diesel and kerosene and to link pump sets to solar energy. As per provisions of the PM-KUSUM Scheme, the grid-connected agriculture pumps can be solarized with central and state subsidy of 30% each and farmer’s contribution of 40%.
The aim of the Solar Energy Scheme has a goal of installing 25,750 megawatts of renewable energy with the financial support of Rs. 34,422 Crore by 2022 and to to promote the use of renewable energy in the agricultural sector and offer the benefits of solar farming to Indian farmers.
The Scheme consists of three components:
- Component A: 10,000 MW of Decentralized Ground Mounted Grid Connected Renewable Power Plants of individual plant size up to 2 MW.
- Component B: Installation of 17.50 lakh standalone Solar Powered Agriculture Pumps of individual pump capacity up to 7.5 HP.
- Component C: Solarization of 10 Lakh Grid-connected Agriculture Pumps of individual pump capacity up to 7.5 HP.