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Government of India
Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation
16-December-2013 19:06 IST
Use of Renewable Energy Sources under NRDWP

 

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Bharatsinh Solanki said in a statement in the Rajya Sabha, Upper House of Parliament, in New Delhi today that Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is supporting 9 States to implement Solar energy based Dual Pump Piped Water Supply Schemes for pumping and treatment of water making use of renewable solar energy in 82 IAP districts in these States. The project proposes installation of solar energy based dual pump piped water supply schemes in 10,000 rural habitations in IAP districts. The Cost of the Project is Rs 553.26 crore.  Out of the Project cost the component of National Clean Energy Fund is Rs. 221.30 (40% of the project cost). The remaining Rs. 331.96 crore is to be co- funded by State and Central Governments under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (30% each for Central and State Governments).

 

The States selected for this scheme include Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The details of target habitations to be covered under Solar Energy based Dual Pump Piped Water Supply Scheme for the year 2013-14, State-wise is given below. The scheme is targeted to be completed in 18 months.

 

SL

STATE

Target Habitation

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

153

2

BIHAR

281

3

CHATTISGARH

960

4

JHARKHAND

1072

5

MADHYA PRADESH

669

6

MAHARASHTRA

38

7

ORISSA

1762

8

UTTAR PRADESH

96

9

WEST BENGAL

393

Total

5424

 

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