Gujarat CM announces Suryashakti Yojana for farmers

Written by June 24, 2018 12:23

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced Suryashakti Yojana (SKY) for farmers. The SKY Yojana is for farmers who are existing consumers of power companies.

Suryashakti Yojana for farmersAddressing media in Gandhinagar, the Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said, farmers of Gujarat will be given Solar panel to generate Solar power in their farms. Mr. Rupani said, farmers need to pay minimum 5 per cent of the total cost.

Suryashakti Yojana (SKY) for farmersOn this occasion, State Power minister Saurabh patel said, the government will bear 60 per cent of share of total cost of the project.

Suryashakti Yojana for villagers35 per cent share will be repaid by farmers in 7 years period. Mr. Patel said, farmer can also earn by selling the generated power. Farmers under SKY feeder will get 12 hours power in daylight without low voltage problem.

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