Solar power policy for Jammu & Kashmir 2013

The State Government introduces the Solar Power Policy with the following objectives: Promoting generation of green and clean power in the state using solar energy; To meet the targets to be achieved countrywide under JNNSM; To put in place an appropriate investment climate, that could leverage the CDM; Productive use of the wastelands, thereby fostering a socio-economic transformation; Employment generation and skill enhancement of local youth. For this it shall be mandatory for the developers to have at least 50% employees from the state subjects; Promotion of R&D and facilitation of technology transfer: Establish core technical competence in professionals in the state to initiate and sustain use and effective management of newer energy applications; and Creation of environmental consciousness among citizens.

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