Installation of solar irrigation pumps in Bihar

Last Modified: Sat Jun 30 2018 18:04:03 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 75%
    Percentage of subsidy that the Bihar govt will provide for solar irrigation pumps as part of a scheme that will be implemented state wide with Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) acting as the nodal agency. Farmers will have to deposit 25% of the cost of the pump with BREDA upfront to avail of the scheme.
  • 5 years
    Period for which the pumps will be maintained at no cost to the beneficiary. The firm, which would supply the pumps under this scheme, will be required to provide maintenance services as part of their costing.
  • 75%
    Expected reduction in input costs for the farmer. RoI - 1 year.
  • 3,300
    Number of solar pumps that BREDA aims to install in 2018-19.