Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh today reviewed the progress of implementation of PM-KUSUM and Rooftop Solar Programme Phase-2 with States and Union Territories. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singh emphasized on the importance of the PM-KUSUM Scheme for the farmers providing them day-time reliable source of power for irrigation activities and also increasing their income. He also stressed upon wide publicity and awareness of the scheme so that every farmer know the provisions and take benefit under the Scheme.
On the implementation of Rooftop Solar Programme Phase-2, the Minister re-emphasised the need for wide publicity and awareness about the Scheme taking it to each and every household. He said, installation of rooftop solar will bring down the electricity consumption of the households and save electricity expenditure. Mr Singh said that the joint efforts of Central and States will help in successful implementation of these Schemes and achieving the renewable energy targets of the country.