Saur Sinchai Yojana

About Pariyojna

Himachal Pradesh government is implementing Saur Sinchai Yojana(Solar Irrigation Scheme) to double farmer’s income by 2022. The state govt. will provide Solar Pump Sets to farmers for agricultural / irrigation purposes. Under this scheme, Govt. will provide 90% financial assistance to small and marginal farmers for purchase of pump-sets. Govt. provides 80% subsidy to all individual medium and big farmers.

100% financial assistance will be given to a group of farmers of small and marginal category / Kisan Vikas Sanghs / Registered Body of farmers. Under this scheme, 5850 agricultural pumps will be made available to the farmers. The state govt. will also start Flow Irrigation Scheme with an outlay of 174 crore.
HP Saur Sinchai Scheme will ensure irrigation in 7152.30 hectares of farming land. This primary objective of this scheme is “Doubling Farmers Income by 2022”. The main aim is to increase the total output of agriculture and horticulture produce.

In the Himachal Pradesh state, govt. has started Saur Sinchai Yojana to enable farmers to do irrigation with the help of solar energy. For Saur Sinchai Projects, HP govt. has allocated Rs. 230 crore. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) has been approved by NABARD. In this scheme, farmers will get 80% to 100% subsidy on purchasing solar pump sets.

List of Documents Required for HP Saur Sinchai Yojana

  • Residence Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Bank Account Details
  • Land Documents
  • Voter Identity Card

Guidelines of HP Saur Sinchayee Yojana

The detailed guidelines of HP Saur Sinchai Yojana can be downloaded in PDF format from the official website of HP Agriculture department using the following link.

These guidelines are for the implementation of the scheme in the year 2018-19, for latest guidelines / details, please visit the official website of HP Agriculture department or call their helpline.

Subsidy Amount on Solar Agriculture Pump-sets

The subsidy amount on Solar Agriculture Pump Sets is mentioned in the table below:

Subsidy Amount Farmers Category
80% Individual & Big Farmers
90% Small and Marginal Farmers
100% Group of farmers of small and marginal category / Kisan Vikas Sanghs / Registered Body of farmers

Subsidy Amount on Solar Agriculture Pump-sets

Objectives of Saur Sinchai Yojana

Earlier, farmers were using Diesel and Electricity pump sets for irrigation purposes with which the total input cost increases. Moreover, those irrigation projects which runs on electricity have also high input cost. The electricity cost is borne by the agriculture department of the Himachal Pradesh government.

Salient Features of HP Saur Sinchayee Yojana

The important features and highlights of this Solar Agriculture Pumps Scheme are as follows:

  • HP govt. will provide 5,850 agricultural pump-sets to farmers.
  • On the purchase of new agriculture pump sets, each small and marginal farmer will get financial assistance of around 90% of the total cost.
  • Moreover, all the medium and big farmers will get subsidy of 80% on the purchase of new agricultural pumpsets.
  • The state govt. will implement this scheme with an outlay of Rs. 230 crore.
  • Around 7152.30 hectares of land would be brought under assured irrigation.

Download Link of Form

For more details about the HP Saur Sinchai Yojana, please visit the official website of HP Agriculture department at?

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