CURRENT AFFAIR DIARY 26/10/2020

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.

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