Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) is a solar farming scheme to be introduced soon by government to provide additional income and water security to farmers. It envisages setting up solar power projects on the agriculture land and providing options to farmers to sell additional power to grid. the farmer oriented scheme involving decentralized solar power production upto 28250 MW over a period of five years. Under the scheme, a budget of Rs 48,000 crore has been allotted in budget 2018-19 for 10 years.
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