Jaipur energy minister asks govt to promote solar manufacturing
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Jaipur energy minister asks govt to promote solar manufacturing

Jaipur energy minister B D Kalla has sent a proposal to the centre to introduce a mechanism for promoting solar cells and modules manufacturing.

Currently, the solar imports of over 70% of its photovoltaic (PV) panels are from countries led by China.

In a meeting organised by Rajasthan Solar Association and National Solar Energy Federation of India, where the State Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Bhagwant Khuba, was present, Kalla said that the special economic zones (SEZs) are dedicated towards solar equipment manufacturing to reduce imports and create a large scale economic opportunities in the solar industry.

Khuba, along with the Rajasthan government, would extend the sops if the central government decided to offer incentives. According to the industry's representatives, if the state and centre decide on a policy mechanism to promote manufacturing, the solar sector would be intended to build a vibrant manufacturing solar sector.

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Also read: Open access solar installations in India at 209 MW in Q2 FY22

Also read: Adani Group, RIL and 17 other companies bid for making solar modules

Jaipur energy minister B D Kalla has sent a proposal to the centre to introduce a mechanism for promoting solar cells and modules manufacturing. Currently, the solar imports of over 70% of its photovoltaic (PV) panels are from countries led by China. In a meeting organised by Rajasthan Solar Association and National Solar Energy Federation of India, where the State Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Bhagwant Khuba, was present, Kalla said that the special economic zones (SEZs) are dedicated towards solar equipment manufacturing to reduce imports and create a large scale economic opportunities in the solar industry. Khuba, along with the Rajasthan government, would extend the sops if the central government decided to offer incentives. According to the industry's representatives, if the state and centre decide on a policy mechanism to promote manufacturing, the solar sector would be intended to build a vibrant manufacturing solar sector. Image SourceAlso read: Open access solar installations in India at 209 MW in Q2 FY22 Also read: Adani Group, RIL and 17 other companies bid for making solar modules

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