Kisan Suryodaya Yojana
✓Indian Prime Minister launched the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana in Gujarat.
✓Under the scheme, 16 hours of power supply shall be provided to farmers.
✓Objective: To provide day-time power supply for irrigation.
✓Under this scheme, farmers will be able to avail power supply from 5 AM to 9 PM.
✓The state government has allocated a budget of Rs.3500 crore for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023.
✓234 ‘66-Kilowatt’ transmission lines will be established under the project, in addition to 220 KV substations.
✓Districts to be covered in initial phase: Dahod, Patan, Mahisagar, Panchmahal, Chhota Udepur, Kheda, Tapi, Valsad, Anand and Gir-Somnath have been
✓The remaining districts will be covered in a phase-wise manner by 2022-23.