Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd.


1) Brief of Project

In order to facilitate day time irrigation to the farmers & to promote use of renewable source of energy, the Govt. of Maharashtra has launched the ambitious scheme called „Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi Pump Yojana‟ (MSKPY) decided to install 1,00,000 nos. of Off-Grid Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems for agriculture use in phase wise manner for next 03 years as under:

        i) Phase I - 25,000 (2018-19)
        ii) Phase II - 50,000 (2019-20)
        iii) Phase III- 50,000 (2020-21)

Phase-I is being implemented in 2019-20.

2)Government Resolution:

In order to implement the project, the Govt. resolution is issued by Industry, Energy and Labour Department, GoM vide G.R. No. Solar Project-2018/ C. No. 401/ energy-7 Dt. 15.11.2018.
The modification has been issued vide Govt. Resolution no. Solar Project-2018/ C. No. 4018/ Energy-7 Dt. 01.01.2019

3) MSEDCL is the implementing agency for the scheme and SE (O&M) Circle is the authority to sanction the pump for eligible beneficiaries.

4) Category wise allotted quantity:

The allotted quantity is as under:

5) Benefits to Beneficiaries:

  1. Day time availability for agriculture pumping
  2. No interruption during day time.
  3. No electricity bills.
  4. Zero operational cost compare to Diesel pumps.
  5. Environment friendly operation.

6) Beneficiary Contribution:

To participate in the scheme, the beneficiary has to pay contribution as follows:
* For existing Ag paid pending consumer, the previous paid amount will be accounted for beneficiary contribution.

7) Beneficiary Selection Criteria:

  1. Farmers having farmland with assured source of water like River, NALA, Canal, Own & Common farm ponds and dug wells etc. However, Farmers having conventional Electricity connection are not eligible.
  2. Farmers from area which are not electrified through conventional source of energy (i.e. by MSEDCL).
  3. Paid pending list of applicants after 31.03.2018, all new electricity Connection for AG Pump after 01.01.2019.

8) Priority for Section of Beneficiary:

  1. Farmers from Remote & Tribal area
  2. Beneficiary Farmers of "DHADAK SINCHAN YOJANA"
  3. Farmers from villages which are not electrified yet due to NOC from forest Dept.

9) Policy for Pump Capacity:

Up to 5 acre 3 HP DC & above 5 acre 5 HP DC Pumping System will be deployed in farmland of selected beneficiaries.

10) Application Process for Solar Pump:

  1. Apply online on MSEDCL‟s Solar Web-Portal (
  2. Fill & Submit complete information on A-1 form (upload copy of Documents)
    • 7/12 Utara copy
    • Aadhar Card
    • Cast certificate (for SC/ST beneficiary)
    • NoC from GSDA for whenever applicable
  3. Within 10 days of receipt of online A-1 form, demand note will be issued from field offices. If there is any discrepancy observed, applicant will be informed accordingly.
  4. After payment of Demand Note, Beneficiary will submit/ provide option of Agency name.
  5. Concern agency has to complete the work in 90 days.
  6. At every stage applicant will be informed by SMS.

6) Beneficiary Contribution:

To participate in the scheme, the beneficiary has to pay contribution as follows: