Gujarat CM announces Suryashakti Yojana for farmers
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.
Addressing 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.
On this occasion, State Power minister Saurabh patel said, the government will bear 60 per cent of share of total cost of the project.
35 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.