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State govt sanctions 6,000 solar pumps

Visakhapatnam: The state government has sanctioned 6,000 new agriculture solar pumps for distribution in the five coastal districts, chairman-cum-managing director of Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) R Mutyala Raju said through an official release here on Friday.

He said farmers in whose fields the depth of groundwater is below 200 feet will be eligible to apply for the pump sets.

Interested farmers may call on the toll free number 1912 for further details. An assistant engineer will visit the site and inspect the place before submitting a feasibility certificate with estimation charges to be paid by the farmers for installation of the pumps.