Updated February 29th, 2024 at 20:41 IST

PM Surya Ghar Yojana: How to Apply? A Step-by-Step Guide Is Here

PM Surya Ghar Yojana promises not only to ease the burden of electricity expenses but also to generate employment opportunities and income for the citizens

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PM Surya Ghar Yojana | Image:ANI
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New Delhi: The PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana, a visionary initiative by the Government of India, aims to illuminate 1 crore households by offering up to 300 units of free electricity every month. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled this scheme, emphasizing its significance in promoting solar energy adoption across the nation. 

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With an investment of 75,000 crores, this scheme promises not only to ease the burden of electricity expenses but also to generate employment opportunities and income for the citizens.

Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for PM Surya Ghar Yojana:

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Step 1: Register on the Portal

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  • Visit the official website: PM Surya Ghar Portal
  • Register by providing the following details:
    • Select your State
    • Choose your electricity distribution company
    • Fill in your electricity consumer number
    • Enter your mobile number
    • Provide your email address

Step 2: Login and Apply

  • Log in using your consumer number and mobile number.
  • Fill out the rooftop solar application form.

Step 3: Await Feasibility Approval

  • Wait for approval of the feasibility of installing solar panels on your rooftop.

Step 4: Installation

  • Upon feasibility approval, proceed with the installation process.
  • Choose any of the registered vendors in your distribution company (DISCOM) to install the solar panels.

Step 5: Apply for Net Meter

  • After installation, submit the necessary plant details.
  • Apply for a net meter through the portal.

Step 6: Commissioning Certificate

  • Following the installation of the net meter and inspection by the DISCOM, a commissioning certificate will be generated from the portal.

Step 7: Bank Account Details Submission

  • Submit your bank account details along with a canceled cheque through the portal.

Step 8: Subsidy Disbursement

  • Expect to receive your subsidy in your bank account within 30 days of submitting the required details.

The PM Surya Ghar Yojana not only offers free electricity but also empowers citizens to contribute to a sustainable future by embracing solar energy. 

Following these step-by-step guide, you can easily apply for this beneficial scheme and join the nationwide movement towards cleaner and greener energy.

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Published February 13th, 2024 at 17:23 IST