KUSUM Scheme By Smriti Sethi
Introduction Full form - Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyain eLaunched by - Union government with a total budget of 1.4 crore. Promotes - solar farming i.e. decentralised solar power production of up to 28,250 MW to help farmers. The Union Budget 2018-19 has allocated Rs. 48,000 crore for the scheme for the ten-year period
Key highlights It will start with building 10,000 MW solar plants on barren lands and providing 1.75 million off-grid agricultural solar pumps It will provide extra income to farmers. It will help in de-dieselising the agriculture sector as India had about 30 million farm pumps that include 10 million pumps running on diesel. Thus it help boost the country's emerging green economy
Key components Building 10,000 MW solar plants on barren lands Providing sops to DISCOMS to purchase the electricity produced VSolarising existing pumps of 7250 MW as well as government tube wells with a capacity of 8250 MW Distributing 17.5 lakh solar pumps Government will provide 60% subsidy on solar pumps to to farmers. It will be shared between Centre and States while 30% will be rovided through bank loans. The balance cost will be borne by farmers.
Promote Decentralised solar power production, reduce of transmission losses of discoms as well as provide support to improve financial health of DISCOMs by reducing subsidy burden to agriculture sector. Energy efficiency and water conservation and provide water security to farmers.
Future Skill Platform *
Introduction Developed by - NASSCOM Launched by -Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Initily lok to skl bwo milion employes in new technologies and will also sk two million youth aspiring for jobs. Aim - upgrade skills of 5 million IT professionals in the next five years
Focus Enable discovery, continuous learning and a marketplace of training providers/virtual labs and certifications for each of these job roles and skills, with customised pathways for learning. Creating skills for future jobs in India. Empowering the youth digitally. Eight technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Robotic process automation, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, 3D printing. Cloud computing and Social Media and mobile.
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