|Launch Date||1 February 2018|
Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (Kusum) Scheme has been launched in order to solarize agricultural pump sets to double the income of farmers by 2022. Now farmers can setup solar agriculture pumpsets on their barren land, generate and utilize the energy and sell the excess energy to DISCOMS to earn additional income. Govt. will provide 60% subsidy of the total cost to farmers for setting up of solar power plants for agriculture / farming under this Solar Power Subsidy Scheme. Farmers can get solar pumps and tube wells for farming purpose to make effective utilization of the solar energy and reduce expenditure of farmers.