Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the ambitious ‘PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana’ aimed at providing free electricity to one crore households, leveraging solar power. The initiative, involving an investment exceeding Rs 75,000 crore, seeks to enhance sustainable development and people’s welfare.
Let’s boost solar power and sustainable progress. I urge all residential consumers, especially youngsters, to strengthen the PM – Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana by applying at- https://t.co/sKmreZmenT— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 13, 2024
Empowering One Crore Households
Under the ‘PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana’, households will receive up to 300 units of free electricity monthly. The project will be funded through substantive subsidies and concessional bank loans, with a focus on integrating stakeholders through a National Online Portal.
Encouraging Solar Adoption
To promote grassroots adoption, urban local bodies and panchayats will be incentivized to encourage rooftop solar systems. The scheme is anticipated to boost income, reduce power bills, and generate employment opportunities.