What is PM Suryoday Yojana? Are you Eligible to Install Solar Panel?

Say goodbye to high priced electricity bill with solar panel! Wondering how PM Suryoday Yoajana can be a game-changer for poor and middle-class Indians? Watch this TICE exclusive video to know this!

Shreshtha Verma
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High-priced electricity bills are definitely a pain point for everyone! But with emerging technologies, there are various options to lessen this pain, and one reliable solution is solar panels! This innovative technology has made it easier to produce electricity using sunlight!

While solar panels look tempting, people often hesitate to install them due to their higher installation cost! But wait! It is not as costly anymore! With the launch of Pradhanmantri Suryoday Yojana, installing solar panels has become easier for middle-class Indians. Wondering what this scheme is all about? And if you are eligible for it? Read on this article to find out, we have also simplified this scheme for you in the video below!

What is Pradhanmantri Suryoday Yoajana?

The Pradhanmantri Suryoday Yojana (PM Suryoday Yojana) is a flagship initiative launched by the Government of India under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This pioneering scheme aims to revolutionize the energy landscape of the nation by harnessing the power of solar energy to illuminate the lives of millions.

At its core, the PM Suryoday Yojana seeks to address the pressing issue of escalating electricity costs faced by low and middle-income households across India. By facilitating the installation of solar panels on rooftops, the scheme endeavors to reduce dependency on conventional power sources and promote sustainable energy solutions.

Benefits of Pradhanmantri Suryoday Yoajana

  • Due to Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana (PMSY), India will be able to become self-reliant and strong in the energy sector.
  • Poor and middle class families will not have to worry about paying higher light bills.
  • The central government will provide maximum subsidy benefits to the beneficiaries.
  • Under Pradhanmantri Suryoday Scheme 2024, 1 crore families of the country can be benefited.
  • Once the solar rooftop panels are installed, the beneficiary will also be able to use more lights, fans and such in his house as per their capacity.
  • Facility of online application will be made available in PM Suryoday Yojana so that the beneficiary can avail the benefit of more subsidy by registering online while sitting at his home.

What is the eligibility for SuryodayYojana 2024?

If you want to take advantage of PM Suryoday Yojana, then you should keep following things in mind:

  • Only the families native to India will get the benefit of this scheme.
  • Only middle and poor families will be able to apply for Suryoday Yojana.
  • The annual income of the applicant's family should not exceed Rs 2 lakh.
  • The applicant must have a house in his name on the roof of which he wants to install solar rooftop panels.
  • The applicant should not have previously availed benefits under any similar scheme of any state government or central government.
  • It is mandatory for the applicant to have a bank account linked to Aadhaar.

Documents Required for PM Suryoday Yojana

  • Aadhaar card of the head of the applicant family
  • copy of ration card
  • bank account details
  • Mobile number and passport size photo
  • house documents
  • proof of annual income

Note: Very soon, more and accurate information about eligibility and documents will be available from the government. Till then you can keep this list in mind as a reference.

How to Apply for PM Suryoday Yojana?

To apply for Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana Online, you will have to read the steps given below carefully and follow it.

Step 1: First of all you have to visit the official website - https://www.pmsuryaghar.gov.in/.

Step 2: As soon as you click, the home page will open on your screen.

Step 3: Now you have to click on the option of Solar Rooftop Apply Online in the Quick Links section.

Step 4: Now Suryoday Yojana Online Registration Form will open on your screen. In which you have to register by entering your state, district, electricity provider name and consumer number.

Step 5: Now you have to login to this portal through your mobile number.

Step 6: After login, the application form will open on your screen. After the application is submitted, you will get approval from the electricity provider.

Step 7: After getting approval, rooftop solar panels will have to be installed from the company's dealer.

Step 8: After this you have to apply for net meter.

Step 9: Now after inspection, you will be given commissioning certificate by DISCOM.

Step 10: Now along with this certificate, you have to upload a canceled check and other bank information on this portal.

FAQs: Pradhanmantri Suryoday Yojana 2024

Q. How much subsidy will be given for 1 KW Rooftop Solar under Suryoday Yojana?

A. Subsidy of Rs 30 thousand per KW.

Q. When was PM Suryoday Yojana started?

A. On January 22, 2024.

Q. Who can apply for Suryoday Yojana?

A. Indian citizens from poor and middle class families.

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