852 Solar PV based Projects Operational under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: Piyush Goyal

852 Solar PV based Projects

The 852 solar PV projects are operational under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY).

Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha on Thursday informed that 852 Solar PV based projects are currently operational. The 852 solar PV projects are operational under Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY).

The Minister also informed that Government has allocated Rs. 600 crore for projects under “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar power Plants Programme” and Rs. 508.84 Crore has been released till 31.01.2017.

MNRE has been  promoting “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme” with a Central Financial Assistance (CFA) of up to 30% of benchmark cost in General category States and up to 70 % in Special Category States, North Eastern States, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Residential, Institutional and Social sector are covered under this CFA pattern.

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