Haryana Unveils New Solar Power Policy


The Haryana government  released its solar power policy, 2016  launched 8-03-2016 which aims at installing 4,000 Mega Watt capacity in five years through numerous steps like grant of status of industry, exemption from Land ceiling laws and price preference of two per cent for one to two Mega Watt producers located in Haryana.

The policy also aims to promote small investors by reserving 20 per cent of the target for the projects of capacity of 1-2 Mw. For these projects, a price preference of two per cent will be given to those who set up their plants within Haryana.

As per Chief Minister at the ‘Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit-2016’ in Gurgaon,  Eterprise Promotion Policy, 2015 was just a beginning and the government has planned some major economic policy reforms in the coming days.

Extra info:
  • The transmission line for evacuation of solar power will also be provided by power utilities free of cost.
  • Sale of power to the Haryana government or to the third party is permitted without levying any charges under the policy


So  lets do:
  • Who is the Chief Minister of Haryana?
  • Where is Haryana capital
  • Who is Union Minister of Power?

Source – The Hindu

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