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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...Read more..
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...Read more..