The Rajasthan government has approved the draft of Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme on 9 June 2021. In this Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Yojana, the State Govt. Will provide a grant of Rs. 1,000 per month to all agricultural consumers. Govt. up to Rs. will benefit. 12,000 per annum on electricity bills of metered agricultural consumers. In this article, we will tell you about the complete information of CM Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme.
What is Rajasthan Chief Minister Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme 2021
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved the draft of Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Yojana. Under the Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme, Govt. Will give Rs. 1000 hrs or Rs 12000 per year on electricity bill to metered agriculture consumers. This Kisan Mitra Urja Yojana (MKMUY Scheme) will cost the state exchequer Rs. 450 crores. The benefit of this scheme will start from May 2021.
Incentive on electricity bills under Chief Minister Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme
Under the Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Yojana, electricity bills will be issued by DISCOMS to eligible agricultural consumers on the basis of bi-monthly billing system. About 60% of the bill amount will be payable by the Government on pro-rata basis subject to a maximum of Rs. 1,000 per month. Central and state government employees and income tax payers will not be eligible for agricultural consumer subsidy.
How to get help under Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme
All eligible consumers will have to link their Aadhaar number and bank account with MMKEY. The amount of grant will be payable only if the electricity distribution companies do not have arrears against the consumer. Subsidy amount will be payable to the consumer on subsequent bills after paying the outstanding amount. The outstanding bill amount will not be adjusted in the grant before the month of implementation of the scheme.
If a farmer consumes less electricity and his bill is less than Rs. 1,000, the difference between the actual bill and the grant amount will be credited to his bank account. This Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Urja Yojana 2021 will encourage farmers to save electricity.