Highlights

  • Punjab to solarise 20,000 agri pumps
  • Minister directs officials to ensure solarisation
  • Installation of solar PV on govt buildings

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Punjab to solarise 20,000 agri pumps: minister Aman Arora

Solar PV has become the most preferred source of renewable power, Arora said in a statement.

Punjab to solarise 20,000 agri pumps: minister Aman Arora

About 20,000 agriculture pumps will be solarised to decarbonise the farm sector, Punjab Minister Aman Arora said on Wednesday.

The New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister has directed the department officials to ensure the solarisation of agri-pump sets and their allotment for sprinkle and drip irrigation in dark zones to save water.

Presiding over a meeting to review the ongoing projects of the department at his office, he also asked the officials to expedite the equipping of the state government buildings with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels


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