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Prime Minister's Farmer Energy Security and Upliftment Campaign (PM-KUSUM scheme)

legislation type Executive
Programme
Passed in 2019
This scheme was developed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to provide subsidies to farmers to allow them to switch from fossil fuel-powered pumps to new solar-powered machines.

Documents

  • India has committed to increase installed capacity of non-fossil fuel sources to 40% by 2030.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2019
  • The PM-KUSUM scheme aims to ensure energy security for farmers across India by increasing the installed capacity of electric power from non-fossil fuel sources to 40% by 2030. This is part of India's Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). There are three main aspects. A. 10,000MW of Decentralized GRound Grid Connected Renewable Power Plants and each plant size up to 2MW. B. Install 17.5 lakh solar powered agriculture pumps and C. Solarisation of 10 Lakh Grid connected agriculture pumps.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2019
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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