Installation of solar irrigation pumps in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh

Last Modified: Sat Jun 30 2018 10:30:40 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 70%
    Percentage of subsidy that the Uttar Pradesh govt is providing on solar pumps having a capacity of 2HP and 3HP. After deducting subsidy, the farmer will have to deposit Rs 51,840 to get 2HP and Rs 80,997 for 3HP solar pumps.
  • 40%
    Percentage of subsidy that the Uttar Pradesh govt is providing on solar pumps having a capacity of 5HP. After deducting subsidy, the farmer will have to deposit Rs 2,052,00 for 5HP solar pumps.
  • 450
    Number of pumps distributed under this scheme in the past 3 fiscal years.
  • 600
    Number of pumps that will be distributed in this fiscal alone. Farmers in Bijnor are increasingly opting for solar pumps to irrigate their fields due to the subsidy being provided by the government, and also because of the erratic power supply in rural belts evidenced by over 3,700 applications for this fiscal.