Powering Haryana's agriculture sector

Last Modified: Mon Jun 25 2018 05:59:06 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.