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

Now, uninterrupted and free power is available during daytime at the push of a button, he says. Maharashtra: 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. […]