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A bright future for solar-powered irrigation?
Currently, drip irrigation is only practised in 2.85 percent of the total irrigated area in the country. forwater_test posted 3 months ago

Currently, drip irrigation is only practised in 2.85 percent of the total irrigated area in the country. In Rajasthan, it is slowly taking root riding piggyback on solar water pumps which are increasingly being used as an energy source for irrigation. A farmer availing a solar pump subsidy is required to irrigate at least 0.5 hectare of his farm using a drip system.

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