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PM chairs a meeting to launch “Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana” with the target of installing rooftop solar on 1 crore houses

Scheme aims to reduce the electricity bill of the poor and middle class, along with making India self-reliant in the energy sector

PM directs to start a massive national campaign to mobilize residential segment consumers to adopt rooftop solar in large numbers

Posted On: 22 JAN 2024 7:29PM by PIB Delhi

Immediately after his visit to Ayodhya on the auspicious occasion of consecration of  Suryawanshi Bhagwan Shri Ram, Prime Minister chaired a meeting to launch “Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana” with the target of installing rooftop solar on 1 crore houses at his residence at Lok Kalyan Marg.

During the meeting, Prime Minister said that the power of the sun can be harnessed by every household with a roof to reduce their electricity bills and to make them truly aatmanirbhar for their electricity needs.

Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana aims to provide electricity to low and middle-income individuals through solar rooftop installations, along with offering additional income for surplus electricity generation.

The Prime Minister also directed that a massive national campaign should be started to mobilize residential segment consumers to adopt rooftop solar in large numbers.

 

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