Maharashtra 1 lakh solar pumps for farmers will reduce cross-subsidy burden for high-end power users

The burden of cross-subsidy on high-end electricity users will be reduced to some extent, with the state planning to provide a total one lakh solar agri pumps to farmers in Maharashtra, a government official said.

“These pumps will drastically reduce electricity costs for farming besides being environment-friendly,” the official stated.

The electricity supplied by MSEDCL to farmers is cross-subsidised by high-end users.

ET Eneergy World
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