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Kisan Suryodaya Yojana launched

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  • October 26, 2020
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Kisan Suryodaya Yojana launched

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Policies and interventions

In news

  • Indian Prime Minister launched the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana in Gujarat. 
  • Under the scheme, 16 hours of power supply shall be provided to farmers.

Key takeaways 

  • Objective: To provide day-time power supply for irrigation. 
  • Under this scheme, farmers will be able to avail power supply from 5 AM to 9 PM.
  • The state government has allocated a budget of Rs.3500 crore for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023.
  • 234 ‘66-Kilowatt’ transmission lines will be established under the project, in addition to 220 KV substations.
  • Districts to be covered in initial phase: Dahod, Patan, Mahisagar, Panchmahal, Chhota Udepur, Kheda, Tapi, Valsad, Anand and Gir-Somnath have been 
  • The remaining districts will be covered in a phase-wise manner by 2022-23.

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