Central Financial Assistance (CFA) pattern for Off-Grid Solar PV Pumps

 The Ministry has been implementing Solar Pumping programme through States, NABARD & other Government departments for setting up of Solar Power plants to pump water for irrigation purpose. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (IC) in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today . Shri Goyal further said that the programme is demand driven. State Governments send proposals to the Ministry based on the requirements in their respective States. Ministry is providing 30% capital subsidy equivalent (Rs/Hp) for setting up of solar water pumping systems, limited to maximum 5 HP, the Minister added.  The subsidy pattern is given as follows:

 Central Financial Assistance (CFA) pattern for Off-Grid Solar PV Pumps

          Rs per HP    
Sno. SPV Capacity General Category Through NABARD NE States, A&N, Special Category Channel Partners
  System   States   Lakshadweep Islands States  
1 DC Pumps Up to 2 HP Rs. 43200 Rs. 57600 Rs. 47520 Rs. 43200 Rs. 41000
    >2HP to 5HP Rs. 40500 Rs. 54000 Rs. 44550 Rs. 40500 Rs. 38500
2 AC Pumps Up to 2 HP Rs. 37800 Rs. 50400 Rs. 41580 Rs. 37800 Rs. 36000
    >2HP to 5HP Rs. 32400 Rs. 43200 Rs. 35640 Rs. 32400 Rs. 30700
    >5 HP to 10 HP* Rs. 28800 Rs. 38880 Rs. 32076 Rs. 29160 Rs. 27630

 *SPV water pumping system over 5HP may avail subsidy under State Government Schemes where ever applicable. MNRE subsidy will be limited to 5 HP only even for higher capacity pumps till any revision in the Scheme.



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