Installation of solar irrigation pumps in Andhra Pradesh

Last Modified: Wed Feb 27 2019 10:58:36 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,720,000
    Number of electricity connections in the agriculture sector of the state. A further 184,000 agriculture connections were pending as of May 2018.
  • ?
    Number of pumps in the state that run based off grid power or use diesel.
  • Rs 6,030.17 crore
    Subsidy for power provided to farmers borne by the Andhra Pradesh government in 2017-18.
  • 6,725
    solar pumps distributed by the state during the period 2014-15 and 2015-16. The pumps were provided by The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt of India and jointly implemented by M/s. NREDCAP along with APDISCOMs/ Agricultural Department / Fisheries Department under the state's 'Solar P V Water Pumping Programme'.
  • Jan 2018
    Tender issued for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning including warranty, maintenance for 5 years of 5,000 solar pumps of 3HP/5HP/ capacity as part of the Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications program.
  • Jul 2018
    Tender issued for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning including warranty, maintenance for 5 years of 25,000 solar pumps of 3HP/5HP/ capacity as part of the Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications program.
  • Nov 2018
    Rates and suppliers finalized for supply and installation of 10,000 solar PV water pumping systems under NTR Jalasiri programme. DISCOM's are placing the purchase orders and the programme is under implementation.