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PM KUSUM: Tender Invited for Deployment of 317,975 Solar Pumps; Important Details Inside

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Amid the intensifying farmer's protest, central government has been gearing up for Implementing PM KUSUM across the states. 

Indian state-owned company Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has recently invited bids to set up an aggregate 317,975 quantities of 1-10HP solar pumps across India under Component-B of the Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) rural solar scheme. 

Government has been encouraging farmers towards Solar Energy by initiating different schemes. The registration process for the central government’s ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evem Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) has already started in many states which aims to provide agricultural solar pumps with 90% subsidy. The official website of PM KUSUM is finally opened and the government has requested the farmers to apply through online mode. 

As per reports, the support programme's Component-B is aimed at assisting farmers install standalone solar agriculture pumps to replace diesel-powered pumps.

What are the Opportunity for Bidders?

The work scope for successful bidders includes the design, manufacture, supply, transport, installation, testing and commissioning of off-grid solar-powered water pumping systems in selected states, including complete system warranty and repair and maintenance for five years.

However, bidders should be manufacturers of solar modules, solar pumps or solar pump controllers. Or otherwise, they can be EPC contractors for similar work in joint ventures with a solar module, solar pump or solar pump controller manufacturer.

For more details visit - https://www.eeslindia.org/

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