Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the ‘Pradhan Mantri Sarvodaya Yojana’.

About Pradhan Mantri Sarvodaya Yojana:

  • Under it, one crore households will get rooftop solar power systems.
  • It will not only reduce the electricity bill of the poor and middle class but will also make India self-reliant in the field of energy.
  • It is implemented by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Current status:

  • According to information presented to the Lok Sabha, as of July 31, 2023, only 2.2 GW worth of installation was reportedly installed in Indian homes.
  • There is no centrally compiled estimate of the number of households in India with rooftop solar installation.

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