Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 01:18 PM
With shortage of power in the state, CM KCR said that solar pumpsets would be provided to farmers as an alternative. The government formed a four member committee on Friday to study the need for procuring solar pumpsets and the financial implications involved. The members are Nagi Reddy, SK Joshi, Poonam Malakondaiah and Pradeep Chandra. In a meeting with Kirloskar Limited representatives, the chief minister said about one lakh solar pumpsets would be installed in the first year in few villages as a pilot project.