Installation of Solar Irrigation Pumps in Haryana

Last Modified: Thu Nov 26 2020 10:35:08 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 12 paise
    per unit - flat rate that farmers in Haryana pay for electricity consumed in running tube wells and other equipment related to farming/agriculture.
  • Rs. 1.00 lakh
    Average cost of electricity consumed per tube well in the state. The highly subsidized supply is prone to misuse of electricity and water as well," says director tariff Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission Sanjay Varma.
  • Rs. 6,700 crore
    Subsidy on electricity costs for agricultural purposes that the state will have to bear in 2016-17.
  • 700,000
    Estimated number of tubewells in the state.
  • Rs. 122 crore
    Amount set aside in the state govt. budget in 2016-17 to finance the switch to solar irrigation pumps. The state govt.'s scheme will provide solar irrigation pumps to farmers at a highly subsidized price.
  • 3,050
    solar water pumps of 2 horsepower (hp), 5 hp and 10 hp will be installed in the state between 2016 - 2018 according to Banwari Lal, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy. 885 to be installed in 2016-17 and 2,195 to be installed in 2017-18.
  • 90%
    of the cost of the pump will be borne by the state and central government, while the farmer's share will be 10%.
  • Rs. 1,84,950
    Cost of 2.0 HP (DC) surface type pump. MNRE/GOI subsidy: Rs. 86,400. State govt subsidy: Rs. 80,055. Farmer contribution (10%): Rs. 18,495.
  • Rs. 2,35,000
    Cost of 2.0 HP (DC) submersible type pump. MNRE/GOI subsidy: Rs. 86,400. State govt subsidy: Rs. 1,25,100. Farmer share (10%): Rs. 23,500.
  • Rs. 4,38,000
    Cost of 5.0 HP (AC) submersible type pump. MNRE/GOI subsidy: Rs. 1,62,000. State govt subsidy: Rs. 2,32,200. Farmer share (10%): Rs. 43,800.
  • Sep 2017
    Decision to install 1,00,000 new solar irrigation pumps was taken in a meeting of New and Renewable Energy Department, chaired by CM Manohar Lal Khattar, of which 25,000 would be set up by the next year.
  • Jun 2018
    Haryana govt decides to merge its scheme with the KUSUM scheme recently announced by the central govt.
  • 855
    Number of solar water pumps of 2 HP capacity (surface and submersible) and 5HP (submersible) installed in the Shalawas block of Jhajjar district (670) and in other 23 safe blocks in terms of ground water exploitation in other districts (185).
  • 2,195
    Number of pumps to be installed in 2017-18 across 23 safe blocks in terms of ground water exploitation
  • 14 Jun 2018
    Rate Contracts awarded to 7 suppliers for supply, installation and commissioning of 2HP/5HP/7.5HP solar pumps. 2,300 pumps the state commits to install by 31 Oct 2018 - PK Mahapatra, Additional Chief Secretary,New and Renewable Energy Department during REINVEST2018.
  • 50,000
    Number of pumps the state commits to install in 2019 - PK Mahapatra, Additional Chief Secretary,New and Renewable Energy Department during REINVEST2018.
  • 16 Nov 2018
    Tender issued for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning including warranty, maintenance for 5 years of 50,000 solar pumps of 3HP/5HP/7.5HP/10HP capacity.
  • Aug 2019
    HAREDA starts to accept applications from farmers for installation of 10 HP, 7.5 HP, 5 HP and 3 HP pumps under KUSUM scheme.
  • 19,792
    Total number of applications received as on 24 Jun 2020.
  • 4,459
    Number of pumps for which work orders have been issued as between Mar and Oct 2020 valued at Rs. 1,059,996,628
  • Sep 2020
    Installation of 5 pumps in Sirsa district completed against the 4,600 applications received in the district.