Published on: December 9, 2021

PM KUSUM SCHEME

PM KUSUM SCHEME

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Hastināpur Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issues advisory for the General Public on PM Kusum Scheme

ABOUT THE SCHEME

  • Full Name – The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan scheme
  • Under – Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)
  • Aims to add solar and other renewable capacity of 25,750 MW by 2022
  • COMPONENTS:
    • Component A: 10,000 MW of Decentralized Ground Mounted Grid Connected Renewable Power Plants of individual plant size up to 2 MW.
    • Component B: Installation of 17.50 lakh standalone Solar Powered Agriculture Pumps of individual pump capacity up to 7.5 HP.
    • Component C: Solarisation of 10 Lakh Grid-connected Agriculture Pumps of individual pump capacity up to 7.5 HP.
  • IMPLEMENTATION
    • State Nodal Agencies(SNAs) of MNRE will coordinate with States/UTs, Discoms and farmers for implementation of the scheme.
    • Components A and C of the Scheme was to be implemented in Pilot mode till 31st December 2019.
    • The Component B, which is a ongoing sub-programme, will be implemented in entirety without going through pilot mode.