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Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana

The Government of Maharashtra has decided to give two LED bulbs, a DC fan and a mobile charging socket as freebies to farmers enrolling under the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana.
Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana

About the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana:

  • The Government of Maharashtra introduced the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana to reduce losses due to non-payment of electricity bills and also promote solar energy.
  • The Government would provide solar pumps at subsidised rates to the farmers.
  • Under the Scheme, farmers with less than five acres will have to pay 5 per cent of the cost of a 3 HP solar pump while farmers with more than five acres will get a 5 HP solar pump for Rs 30000.
  • With this Scheme, the Government aims to reach out to farmers from remote areas where the agricultural feeder is not possible.

Question:

Q. The Government of Maharashtra has decided to give two LED bulbs, a DC fan and a mobile charging socket as freebies to farmers enrolling under which scheme?
a. Prabal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana
b. Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana
c. Bhumi Solar Krishi Pump Yojana
d. Bharat Solar Krishi Pump Yojana
Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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