Jammu and Kashmir government provides solar home lights

The Jammu & Kashmir government has provided 91,000 solar home lights to unelectrified households in the state under the Remote Village Electrification Programme. A 70 per cent subsidy has been given to domestic consumers and 60 per cent to government departments for deploying rooftop systems. Moreover, under the Prime Minister’s Development Package, 3,000 solar street lighting systems have been installed and an additional 17,013 systems will be installed after the identification of suitable areas.