300 units of free electricity per month; PM Modi announced the ‘PM Surya Ghar’ scheme

Cabinet approves PM-Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana for installing rooftop solar in One Crore households

Cabinet approves PM-Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana for installing rooftop solar in One Crore households

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 13 announced that his government is launching the ‘PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana.’ This scheme will boost solar power systems in India. The major goal of this scheme is that electricity should reach every household. Under this scheme, every month up to 300 units of free electricity will be provided by the government.

This project will require an investment of INR 75,000 crore.

Taking to X, PM Modi wrote, “In order to further sustainable development and people’s well-being, we are launching the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana. This project, with an investment of over ₹ 75,000 crore, aims to light up 1 crore households by providing up to 300 units of free electricity every month.”

PM Modi said that the central government would make sure that there is no financial strain on the populace by providing substantial subsidies that will be sent straight into people’s bank accounts and by offering highly advantageous bank loans.

The Prime Minister went on to say that all parties involved will be connected to a National Online Portal.

PM Modi further posted, “In order to popularise this scheme at the grassroots, Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats shall be incentivised to promote rooftop solar systems in their jurisdictions. At the same time, the scheme will lead to more income, lesser power bills and employment generation for people.”

PM Narendra Modi further appealed to people to boost solar power and sustainable progress. He urged all residential consumers, especially youngsters, to strengthen the PM – Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana.

To avail of the scheme’s benefits one can apply at https://pmsuryaghar.gov.in

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