PM Kusum Yojana 2024 : 90% subsidy will be available on solar pump…..

Now the problem of water and electricity for farming is over! Government of India is giving solar pumps to farmers for free. To make the farmers financially strong, the Government of India has started PM Kusum Yojana 2024. Information about which farmers will get the benefit of this scheme, application process for 2HP, 5HP pump etc. is given in this article.

Prime Minister Kusum Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana was launched in 2019 to provide electric energy and water security to farmers . Under this scheme, subsidy is provided to farmers for installing solar pumps. This is a flagship scheme of the Government of India. Through this, farmers are given 90% subsidy on installing solar pumps in their fields. Through this, a target has been set to install solar pumps in the fields of 35 lakh farmers.

The farmer can earn profit by selling the extra electricity obtained from the solar panel to government or non-government departments. Through this, the farmer will get relief from electricity bills as well as a source of additional income.

Objective of PM Kusum Yojana

  • Empowering farmers economically
  • Installation of solar pumps in 35 lakh farms
  • Providing relief to farmers from problems related to electricity and water
  • Promoting diesel free farming
  • Reducing environmental pollution

Benefits of PM Kusum Yojana

Component (a)Under this, 2 MW solar power plants are set up.
This will produce a total of 10,000 MW of electrical energy .
Component (b)Under this, 20 lakh stand alone solar electric pumps are installed.
These provide water supply facility along with electricity.
Component (c)Through this, 15 lakh water pumps already in operation are being solarized by connecting them to solar panels . This will benefit farmers by about Rs 50,000 per year.

Benefits of PM Kusum Yojana

Many benefits are being given to farmers through the Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana. The solar pumps being installed under this scheme are divided into 3 components.

Documents required for Kusum Yojana

To apply for PM Kusum Yojana, you must have documents like Aadhar Card, Identity Card, Bank Account Passbook, Income Certificate, Residence Certificate, Land Documents/Patta, Mobile Number, Passport Size Photo of the Applicant Farmer etc.

PM Kusum Yojana 2024 Official Website

Name of the schemePrime Minister Kusum Scheme
DepartmentMinistry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
BenefitSolar Plant
Subsidy90% of total cost

PM Kusum Yojana 2024 Official Website

PM Kusum Yojana Online Application

  • To apply online for Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana, first visit its official website .
  • Now select the option of Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana on the home page of the website.
  • An application form will open in front of you.
  • In this application form, general information will be asked from you like name, address, mobile number, Aadhar card number etc.
  • Enter the information carefully.
  • Now scan and upload the documents required for the application.
  • After the documents are uploaded, submit the form.
  • After submission, a receipt for registration in PM Kusum Yojana will open in front of you.
  • Take a printout of this receipt and keep it safe.
  • Now your application will be checked and after that physical verification of your land will be done by the government official.
  • After physical verification, you will have to deposit 10% of the total cost of the solar pump.
  • Now after a prescribed procedure, a solar pump will be installed in your farm.

Through this process you can apply online for Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana.

Offline Application Process for Kusum Yojana

For those farmers who are unable to apply online for Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana, the facility of applying offline in this scheme has also been made available-

  • For this, first go to your nearest Kisan Seva Kendra or Agriculture Department .
  • Get a copy of the application form from the officer concerned with the scheme there.
  • Fill the requested information in this application form carefully.
  • After filling the information, attach one photocopy of each document required for the application with the form.
  • You can also take help from the Agriculture Department for this work.
  • Every type of problem arising in the application will be resolved.
  • Now submit the application form to the department.
  • In the further process, your application form and documents will be checked.
  • After this, physical verification of your land will be done and 10% of the total cost will be deposited from you.
  • After a prescribed procedure, a solar pump plant will be installed in your farm.

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