KUSUM

KUSUM Scheme – harnessing solar power for rural India

Solar water pumps to be installed in remote areas for irrigation needs Farmers can get extra income by selling surplus solar power to DISCOMs The Government of India is in the process of formulating a Scheme ‘Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ which, inter alia, provides for: (i)         installation of grid-connected solar power plants […]

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Cabinet to Vet Rs 48,000 Crore KUSUM Scheme for Solar Power by March

KUSUM will also improve the present scheme for rooftop solar systems. The government is enlarging the scope of the existing scheme and its mechanism, he said adding that the government is thinking of beginning KUSUM with 7.5 lakh solar pumps.     In a significant development, the Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use […]

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