Provision of Solar Powered Pumping Systems

Funding Pattern
MNRE, TANGEDCO and State Fund
Project Area
All districts (except Chennai)
  • To ensure energy security to the farmers to meet the irrigation needs.
Details of Works

Provision of Solar Powered pumping System to the individual farmers’ field for irrigation.

Benefits offered (Subsidy) and outcome

90% subsidy assistance for the Solar Powered pumping systems (5 HP to 10HP) is provided for the farmers and the remaining 10% is farmer’s contribution.


All the farmers whose lands are provided with good source of irrigation like bore well or open well or any surface storage structure and with shade free area near the irrigation source for the installation of Solar Panels.

Time-limit for Implementation
Programme will be completed within the financial year.
Officer to be approached
Assistant Executive Engineer
AED in the Revenue Division
Executive Engineer
AED in the District.
Superintending Engineer
AED in the Region.
Chief Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
Nandanam,Chennai-600 035.
Phone - 2435 2686, 2435 2622