Government incentives to promote solar energy in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing various schemes in the country, including in Madhya Pradesh, to promote solar energy.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing various schemes in the country, including in Madhya Pradesh, to promote solar energy.

The names of the schemes are as under:

1. Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar PowerProjects.
2. Scheme for setting up 1000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects by the Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) and the Government of India organisations with Viability Gap Funding(VGF).
3. Scheme for setting up 300 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects by Defence Establishments and Para Military Forces withVGF.
4. Pilot-cum-demonstration projects for development of grid connected solar PV power plants on canal banks and canal tops.
5. Bundling Scheme - 15000 MW grid-connected solar PV power plants through NTPC Ltd./NVVN.
6. VGF Scheme for setting up of 2000 MW of Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects through Solar Energy Corporation of India(SECI).
7. VGF Scheme for setting up of 5000 MW of Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects throughSECI.
8. Installation of Grid Connected Solar Rooftop PowerPlants.
9. Off-Grid Solar PVScheme.
 
Source: Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy 
 

Illustration Photo: Solar rooftop. Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India (credits: SriSurabhi Campaign / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0))

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