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Water-Scarce Rajasthan Poses New Challenges For Solar Pumps

By-Parul Kulshrestha  As temperatures rose in June this year, Jaman Singh Saini, a 69-year-old farmer from Badangarh village in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, was irrigating his 31-acre farmland of millets, using an electric pump which came with its own challenges – erratic electricity supply, voltage fluctuation and associated costs. About 10 years ago, in 2013, […]

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