किसान ऊर्जा सुरक्षा व उत्थान महाअभियान (कुसुम)। योजना के तहत 2022 तक देश में तीन करोड़ पंपों को बिजली या डीजल की जगह सौर ऊर्जा से चलाया जाएगा।


The main aim of this scheme is to provide the farmers with advanced technology to generate power. The solar pumps will not assist to irrigate the farmers, but will also allow each farmer to generate safe energy. Due to the presence of the energy power grid, the agriculture labos will be able to sell the extra power directly to the government. It will provide them with extra income as well. So, this scheme will bring double benefits.

Budget For Scheme

KUSUM YOJANA has been announced by the central government for promoting solar power production and solar farming which will benefit the farmers. The Finance Minister & The Power department announced that it will require around Rs. 48000 crores has been allocated for the scheme in the Union budget 2018-19 for a period of ten years. The allocation of funds will be done in four separate segments.


The Government of India mentions that this KUSUM Scheme 2018 will help in replacing all the existing Diesel and Electric Pumps. And this is possible with Solar Agricultural Pumps. And the Central Government of India is going to provide 60% of total cost as a subsidy for all the eligible farmers in the country. And apart from this, banks are also going to give 30% extra of the total expenses. And this is through Bank loans for the farmers. Therefore, now the farmers only should spend the upfront cost. And that is total of around 10% to set up these Solar Projects.


कुसुम योजना के तहत अन्य बातोँ के अलावा किसानों को अतिरिक्त आय प्रदान की जाएगी, इसके तहत किसानों को अपनी बंजर भूमि पर सौरऊर्जा परियोजना लगाने के उपरान्त उन्हें अतिरिक्त बिजली ग्रिड को बेचने का विकल्प दिया जाएगा

Shri Arun Jaitley

Minister of Finance

This Sarkari Yojana is for the Farmers in the Country. And the Government of India announced this scheme, in the recent budget session for the Financial Year 2018-19.

Shri R K Singh

Shri R K Singh

Ministry Of Power

ऊर्जा और नवीन एवं नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा राज्य मंत्री ( स्वतंत्र प्रभार ) श्री राजकुमार सिंह ने अपने मंत्रालय के संबंध में बजट 2018 में किये गए प्रस्तावों के मद्देनजर मीडिया को संबोधित करते हुए बजट की सराहना की