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75% subsidy on farm solar pumps to phase out diesel

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

Farmers using diesel pumps can switch to solar ones at 75% government subsidy, if they meet certain criteria on how they irrigate their fields. The department of new and renewable energy has decided to offer this scheme for solar-powered pumps ranging from 3hp to 10hp. The...

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Gujarat tops water management index

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

For the third consecutive year, Gujarat topped the list of states in Niti Aayog’s water management index. The latest Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) 2.0 of NITI Aayog, however, also pointed out that participatory irrigation is still spread to less than 34% of the...

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