Delhi Government introducing renewable energy scheme for farmer income growth


NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Introduce a new scheme the ‘Mukhyanmantri Kisan Aaye Badhotri Solar Yojna’ which basically for growing the annual salary of farmers. The national capital income of farmers is increasing up to three to multiple times.

Delhi Cabinet scheme, Farmer 33% land surface zone can be utilized for establishment of solar panel unit so that farmer crop harvesting business isn’t affected.

Mr Kejriwal told in an interview after the Delhi Cabinet meeting that the present data show that per acre yearly pay of farmers is Rs. 20,000 to 30,000.

Farmer salary will get an increment of about 3 to 5 times more on per acre land. Farmer is doesn’t have to pay anything in this scheme solar installation work and also 1000 unit free power on every per acre of land area. Installation Company installs solar energy unit that doesn’t affect farmer crop work.

“We trust that the agriculturists would begin gaining from this plan in eight to nine months,” Kejriwal said.

In Delhi Cabinet Scheme, Solar Power Developer (SPD) will go into Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Delhi government offices for the supply of sunlight based capacity.