The Nainital district administration has Arrange a photo voltaic power-pushed pump in a village of Okhalkhanda block of the district to facilitate irrigation Inside The greater parts of the mountain. The enterprise was accomplished in affiliation with the irrigation division and Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
The chief enchancment officer (CDO) Sandeep Tiwari educated that It is a pilot enterprise beneath the photo voltaic pumping scheme which value Rs 9.85 lakh to Arrange a photo voltaic pump Of 5 horsepower. He said thOn the pump simply irrigates a 4-hectare land by withdrawing the water On The velocity of 60 litres per minute which is presently benefitting 18 households of the farmers. The CDO educated thOn the administration May even be planning to Arrange extra such pumps throughout the district as per the requirement to make the irrigation course of straightforward for the farmers.