Ministry Invites EoI to Install 50 Innovative Solar Pumps under KUSUM Program

PM-KUSUM Scheme Gets 3 Year Extension Till March 2026

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The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued an expression of interest (EoI) to promote innovation in the solar pumping sector.


Purpose of this Call for EoIs is to promote innovation in solar pumping sector by allowing the innovators to showcase their technologies in real field conditions. MNRE will shortlist the promising technologies with variable claims for improved parameters and allow the selected innovators to install solar pumps under PM-KUSUM Scheme.


The applications will be assessed by an MNRE Evaluation Committee consisting of financial and technical specialists from the sector, along with academic scholars. The innovator needs to submit a test report for the proposed solar pump along with the EoI. However, the committee could recommend re-testing of the pump’s performance at NISE or any other NABL accredited lab before enabling installation of such pumps in the field.

The evaluation committee of MNRE may invite the applicants to make presentation before the committee. Date, time and venue for the presentation will be informed at least a week in advance.

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Participating companies will provide Comprehensive Maintenance Contract for the installed pumps for a period of 5 years.

Innovators are invited to submit Expression of Interest along with requisite documents by 18.08.2022.

View the tender document for more information:

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