Impact Assessment of the National Solar Pumps Programme

Impact Assessment of the National Solar Pumps Programme
Sector:Power Undertaken By:Dalberg Development Advisors Private Limited Year Published:2018

In 2014-15, the Government of India announced a special budgetary allocation to implement a minimum of 100,000 solar water pumps per year, and a total of 1,000,000 pumps by 2020-21. With the implementation and expansion of the scheme currently underway, there is a strong need to understand its results and impact till date. In support of these efforts, this study seeks to assess the results and broader socio-economic impact of solar water pumps installed four states—UP, Bihar, Rajasthan and TamilNadu.