Question raised in Lok Sabha on installation of solar street lights, 12/03/2020
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE)is implementing Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV Applications Programme Phase-III and Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY) Phase-II for installation of solar street lights in the country .Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV Applications Programme Phase-III is a demand driven Scheme and the States ofRajasthan and Uttar Pradesh havenot submitted any demand under the Scheme. Under AJAY Phase-II Scheme 1000 nos. of solar street lights are proposed to be installed in each of the Lok Sabha constituencies of Phulpur and Prayagraj covering Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh. Banswara-Dungarpur districts of Rajasthan are not covered under the AJAY Phase-II, as the Scheme covers only aspirational districts of Rajasthan.