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Jammu and Kashmir: GoI launches PM-KUSUM for farmers Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: GoI launches PM-KUSUM for farmers

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Aug 2021, 08:34 pm

 Srinagar: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Gol has accorded sanction to the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM), a Scheme for upliftment of Farmers in the country.

Under the scheme, subsidized solar powered agriculture pumps in the capacity range of 2 HP to 10 HP shall be installed throughout the country.

The scheme envisages 50% subsidy from Central Government, 30% from Govt. of J&K and the balance 20% as farmer's share.

The scheme shall be implemented in J&K by the Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA), Department of Science & Technology.

As a part of the preparatory activities like identification of beneficiaries, creating awareness for sensitization of the farmers, JAKEDA today invited the Secretary J&K Advisory Board for development of Kisans, its board members from Kashmir Division and other progressive farmers to the office for an interactive session with Chief Executive Officer, JAKEDA.