कुसुम योजना (Kusum Yojana) क्या है ?

Information related to Kusum Yojana 

The Government of India had launched the Farmer Energy Security and Utthan Mahabhiyan Scheme in the budget of the year 2018-19. It is also known as Kusum Yojana, under this scheme a target has been set to run three crore irrigation pumps on solar energy instead of diesel or electricity by the year 2022. In this scheme, farmers have to produce electricity by installing solar power plants on their fields or ridges. The farmer can use this electricity for irrigation and to meet his needs. Apart from this, the remaining electricity can be sold by the farmer. can also go On this page, information is being given about applying online for Kusum Yojana .

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Purpose of Kusum Scheme

  • The Government of India wants to solve all the electricity related problems of the farmers through Kusum Yojana, through this scheme the farmers will get 24 hours electricity. Farmers can increase their income by producing electricity
  • Through this, if all the irrigation pumps used in agriculture are run on solar energy, then an estimated 28 thousand MW of electricity will be saved.
  • The government has set a target of running three crore irrigation pumps in the country on solar energy by the year 2022.

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Government’s preparation ? (Preparation Of Govt)

The government has earmarked Rs 1.40 lakh crore in the budget for the Kusum scheme, this amount will be invested by the year 2022. The Government of India will contribute Rs 48 thousand crore in this scheme. Apart from this, the state government will also contribute the same amount. Farmers will have to pay only 10 percent of the amount to be spent in this scheme, 90 percent of the amount will be given by the government in the form of subsidy . About Rs 45 thousand crore will be arranged for Kusum scheme through bank loan.

First Step of Kusum Scheme

In the first phase of this scheme, the diesel pumps currently running will be converted into solar energy. The government has made arrangements to run 17.5 lakh irrigation pumps on solar energy. With this, consumption of diesel and import of crude oil can be banned.

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Benefits of Kusum Yojana (Benefit of Scheme)

  • The Government of India will provide benefits to the farmers in two ways through Kusum Yojana. Firstly, the farmers will get free electricity and secondly, they can increase their income by generating extra electricity and sending it to the grid.
  • If a farmer has barren land, then he can use this land to install solar energy equipment, with this the farmer can get income even from barren land, the farmer can get the solar equipment by spending only 10 percent of the cost amount. Can do

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Kusum Yojana Online Application (Online Apply)

To apply online for Kusum Yojana, you have to go to its official website https://mnre.gov.in/ , here you will get the option of online application, you have to click there, as soon as you click, the application form will appear in front of you. It will open. Here you have to fill all the information asked in the form and click on submit. In this way you can apply online.

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