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Maharashtra: Farmers to apply for solar power pumps online

By : editor_2, Jan 21, 2019

The state government discontinued providing solar-powered agriculture pumps to farmers via ...

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Need to protect farmers from climate change, price fluctuations, says President Kovind

By : editor_2, Dec 4, 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday commended the farmers for their contributions in the farming sector. He said that the farmers have proven to be remarkably adaptable and unafraid of...

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Maha to extend CM's agri solar scheme across the state

By : editor_2, Nov 26, 2018

After the success of a pilot project, the Maharashtra government plans to extend the chief minister's agricultural solar feeder scheme in the rest of the state. 

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Solar power for all agriculture pumps by 2022, says Maharashtra's energy minister

By : editor_2, Oct 26, 2018

State Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday said all agriculture pumps in the state will switch over to solar power by 2022.

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Maharashtra utility issues EOI for 10MW of agrophotovoltaics

By : editor_2, Sep 13, 2018

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has called for an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 10MW of agricultural solar PV, involving the creation of green house and poly...

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Government asks farmers to use crop residue for biogas production

By : editor_2, Sep 12, 2018

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today appealed to farmers not to burn crop residue and asked them to adopt new methods to manage it, including using the waste for biogas production. ...

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PM Modi says solar farming scheme to help increase farmers’ income

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has opened multiple avenues for raising farmers’ income and solar farming is one of them. 

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Solar water pumps can help India surpass 100 GW target

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

India can surpass the target of attaining 100 GW solar energy by 2022 provided it replaces all traditional water pumps by solar water pumps, said a study.

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Delhi CM announces solar energy scheme aimed at raising farmers income by 3-5 times

By : editor_2, Jul 25, 2018

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced the 'Mukhyanmantri Kisan Aaye Badhotri Solar Yojna' which aims to increase the income of farmers by three to five times in the national...

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India offers Uganda $205 mn credit to boost energy, agriculture sectors

By : editor_2, Jul 25, 2018

India has offered Uganda a total $205 million worth of credit to help the East African country expand its electricity distribution infrastructure and invest in its agriculture sector, which...

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