Finally, the Government of Gujarat launched Kisan Sarvoday Yojana 2020 Phase 1 to provide electricity to all farmers during day time. The state government has changed the name from Dinkar Yojana to Kisan Sarvoday Yojana. The 1st phase of the scheme would be virtually launched by PM Narendra Modi on 24 October 2020.
This scheme aims to provide daytime electricity to all the farmers in the state of Gujarat. Let us see the complete details of the Gujarat Kisan Sarvoday Yojana 2020 in detail please read the full article.
The government launched the (Kisan Sarvoday Scheme) in the state budget with an estimated 3500 crore budget. This scheme aims to provide electricity to all the farmlands in the state by 2020.
|Name of the Scheme||Gujarat Kisan Sarvoday Scheme|
|Previously Announced as||Gujarat Dinkar Yojana|
|Objective of the Scheme||Providing Daytime Electricity to Farmers|
|Beneficiaries||Gujarat State Farmers|
|Launch of First Phase of the Scheme||24 October 2020 by PM Narendra Modi|
In the first phase under this scheme, approx 1055 villages including Gir Somnath, Dahod, and Junagadh will cover under the daytime electricity scheme.
The scheme targets around 17.25 lakh farmers in the state. Under the scheme.
Availability of power in the day time and infrastructure to distribute the power are believed to be the major reasons why all the farmers are not getting the same in the daytime.
So, to provide electricity to farmers in the day time, the government is upgrading its power infrastructure and increasing the power availability through renewable energy sources like solar energy and wind energy.
The Gujarat government then plans to provide electricity to all the farmers in the daytime using renewable energy sources. The government of Gujarat then planned to convert the beneficiaries who are getting power during day time for all farmers of Gujarat state.
Farmers will get electricity in two slots of eight hours each between 5 am and 9 pm. With a total expenditure of around Rs 3,500 crore, the state government has a plan to provide electricity to all the farmers for agriculture purposes during the daytime by 2022.
As discussed, the Kisan Sarvoday yojana 2020 will launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 October 2020. In this article, we provide more information once after the official portal launch for the daytime electricity scheme Kisan Sarvoday Scheme 2020.
When contacted about the change, Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said, “The name has been changed (from Dinkar Yojana to Kisan Sarvoday Yojana) because it was a better name. There is no other reason.”