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In Maharashtra village farmers switch to solar pumps, experts fear groundwater exploitation

In Maharashtra’s Jalgaon village, many farmers spend sleepless nights to irrigate their fields, as power for irrigation isn’t available during the daytime for 15 days a month, but Dattaji Balaji Kikole, 62, doesn’t need to strain himself. Reason: Kikole has got a three-horsepower (hp) solar pump installed under the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana launched […]

Maharashtra: SOLAR-POLICY

Maha govt mulls framing policy to set up solar projects Mumbai The Maharashtra government is contemplating to prepare a policy wherein vacant plots and agriculture land will be taken on lease to set up solar energy projects. An Energy Department official said that many people have evinced interest in leasing out their land for a […]