Solar Charkha Mission

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News:Recently, the Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has given information about the subsidies provided under the Solar Charkha Mission.

Facts:

About the mission:

  • Launched in 2018 by the Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).
  • It is implemented by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

Objectives of the mission:

  • To ensure inclusive growth by the generation of employment, especially for women and youth, and sustainable development through solar charkha clusters in rural areas.
  • To boost the rural economy and help in arresting migration from rural to urban areas.
  • To leverage low-cost, innovative technologies and processes for sustenance.