Himachal Pradesh cabinet approves Rs 224 crore irrigation scheme, to make use of solar pumps

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Himachal Pradesh cabinet approves Rs 224 crore irrigation scheme, to make use of solar pumps

The cabinet also approved the launch of Rs 174.50 crore flow irrigation scheme under which an area of 7152.30 hectare will be brought under assured irrigation benefiting over 9580 farmers of the state

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Thursday decided to implement Rs 224 crore Saur Sinchayee Yojana under which 90 per cent financial assistance will be provided to individual small and marginal farmers and 80 per cent subsidy will be provided to individual medium and big farmers.

Similarly, 100 per cent financial assistance will be provided to a group of farmers of the small and marginal category of Kisan Vikas Sanghs and Krishak Vikas Sangh, registered bodies of farmers. 

Under this scheme, 5,850 agriculture solar pumping sets will be made available to the farmers.

The cabinet also approved the launch of Rs 174.50 crore flow irrigation scheme under which an area of 7152.30 hectares will be brought under assured irrigation benefiting over 9580 farmers of the state. 

Source: ET Energyworld

By | 2018-08-10T09:26:27+00:00 August 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Himachal Pradesh cabinet approves Rs 224 crore irrigation scheme, to make use of solar pumps
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