How is India using its solar pumps for irrigation?

This study uses data from Remote Monitoring Systems (RMS) of 1131 pumps installed in the state of Chhattisgarh, under the state subsidy scheme, to understand the patterns of utilisation of typical solar pumps in India. As many as 674 pumps were installed in 2016-17 and the remaining during 2017-18. The study uses the daily utilisation data of these pumps available in the RMS portal.

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