Scheme taken up at a cost of Rs. 50 cr.

The big ticket Rs 1.4 lakh crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers will be implemented from next month, renewable energy minister R K Singh said today.

Solar energy has seen successful application, not only in huge MW solar projects in Rewa, Mandsaur and Neemuch and on rooftops of myriad offices and residences, but also in the fields of farmers.

The State government has decided to introduce solar-powered pump sets for farmers with which they would be able to use free power for irrigation and sell the surplus to discoms, Ajay Jain, prinicpa

The UK today joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day visit to Britain.

Forest officials in Aldara forest of Lakkavalli wildlife division have taken up the implementation of the summer action plan to quench the thirst of animals and birds in the forest.

Rajahar, like villages in Bihar and Haryana, was selected as a “climate-smart village”, from amongst several other contenders in this drought-prone belt of the western development region in Nepal.

DHRANGADHRA: Manjuben Pagi, a 45-year-old saltpan worker from Little Rann of Kutch (LRK), recalled her daily routine two years ago, when she slogged under the scorching sun in summer.

NEW DELHI: The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today.

NAGPUR: Energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has directed Mahagenco, Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) and water resources department (WRD) to form a committee and draw up plans for

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