New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Rs 75,000 crore rooftop solar scheme for providing free electricity to consumers.
PM Modi said, “To further sustainable development and people’s well-being, we are launching the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana.
This project, with an investment of over Rs 75,000 crores, aims to light up 1 crore households by providing up to 300 units of free electricity every month.”
“From substantive subsidies, which will be given directly to people’s bank accounts, to heavily concessional bank loans, the Central Government will ensure that there is no cost burden on the people.
At the same time, the scheme will lead to more income, lesser power bills, and employment generation for people, he added.
“Let’s boost solar power and sustainable progress. I urge all residential consumers, especially youngsters, to strengthen the PM – Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana by applying at — pmsuryaghar.gov.in,” PM Modi said.
A police head constable was arrested on the charges of misbehaving with a woman at district headquarters hospitals, here on Thursday.
A Delhi court on Thursday extended judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, arrested in the excise policy case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), by 19 days.
The Home Ministry on Thursday decided to give VIP security to Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, thereby granting him Z Plus security.
The last date for payment of fee and submission of online applications fro admissions to Class VI and vacant seats in Classes VII to X in the Telangana State Model Schools has been extended upto March 2.
The Congress government headed by Chief Minister Revanth Reddy is ready to implement two more guarantees which were part of the six guarantees given during the Assembly election period in the coming five days.