Chandrashekhar Bawankule

Vidarbha Farmers in Maharashtra to Get 3900 Solar Pumps

MSEDCL has launched a drive to provide solar farm pumps to Vidarbha’s farmers under the Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Pump Yojana (MSKY). According to Maharashtra State Electric Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) official, over 3,900 farmers will get the pumps soon. Around 50 of them have already been provided these pumps after the code restriction was lifted. […]

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Solar Power Consumers to Bear Cost of Solar Pumps for Farmers: Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company has applied a 10 paise per unit surcharge from November 1 to collect funds for the farmers. Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has imposed an electricity surcharge of 10 paise per unit on industrial and commercial consumers to finance its scheme to provide 25,000 solar pumps to farmers, a senior official said […]

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Maharashtra to Generate 25 GW of Energy through Solar

Solar energy projects of 4,000 MW as work orders will be given between March and December 2019. Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Maharashtra Energy Minister, briefed the legislative council about the government’s set target of generating 25GW of electricity through solar power. The brief information was given in response to the questions asked by MLCs Anandrao Patil, Hemant […]

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Govt Plans to Supply Solar Power to 40L Farmers in 10 Years

The government has set a target to supply solar energy to about 40 lakh farmers for about 12 hours every day. Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has announced an ambitious plan to use solar energy not only for farmers but also schools. The government has set a target to supply solar energy to about 40 […]

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