Year:2014 (Dec 3rd)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014 (Dec 3rd)
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Electricity

The programme is designed to provide electricity to villages using conventional or renewable sources through capital subsidies.

Eligible projects for the support:

The capital subsidy support is granted to the following types of projects:

  • Separating agricultural and non-agricultural feeders;
  • Strengthening and augmenting of sub-transmission and distribution infrastructure.

Subsidy levels:

  • 90% of the project cost is provided to the implementing agency. They can arrange the balance 10% from financial institutions or their own sources.
  • Cost of spares for five years after commissioning is included in the project cost.

Commissioning of the projects:

Projects developed under the programme will be commissioned within 24 months from the date of issue of Letter of Award by the utility. The time extensions can be granted in special circumstances.


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