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PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana - Check Eligibility, Online Apply

PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana - Check Eligibility, Online Apply

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

All India ( Center Level )


  • The household must be an Indian citizen.
  • The household must have a valid electricity connection
  • The household must not have availed any other subsidy for solar panels
  • The household must own a house with a roof that is suitable for installing solar panels.

Documents Required

  • Roof ownership certificate
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of address
  • Electricity bill

The "PM – Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana" (Prime Minister's Solar Home: Free Electricity Scheme) seems like a hypothetical or proposed government initiative aimed at promoting the use of solar energy for residential purposes, ensuring access to free electricity for homes, particularly in rural or underserved areas.

Target of PM Surya Ghar free electricity scheme:- 

Pradhan Mantri Surya Ghar Free Electricity Scheme aims to provide free electricity to households in India, which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15, 2024. Under this scheme, up to 40% of the cost of solar panels will be subsidized. Through Pradhan Mantri Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana, 300 units of electricity will be provided free of cost every month, benefiting 1 crore households. Under this scheme, these households will save Rs 15,000 crore annually, and they will be able to earn good income by selling their excess power. The scheme will improve charging facilities for electric vehicles, ease agricultural operations through supply and installation of solar panels, and provide opportunities for more vendors to become entrepreneurs. Also, there will be more employment opportunities for all youth with technical skills in manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of solar panels.

Suitable Rooftop Solar Plant Capacity for households:-

Average Monthly Electricity Consumption (units)Suitable Rooftop Solar Plant CapacitySubsidy Support
0-1501-2 kW₹ 30,000/- to ₹ 60,000/-
150-3002-3 kW₹ 60,000/- to ₹ 78,000/-
> 300Above 3 kW₹ 78,000/-

The benefits of the scheme include:-

1. Free electricity supply for homes.

2. Reduction in electricity cost in government expenditure.

3. Increasing use of renewable energy.

4. Reduction in carbon emissions.

5. 300 units of electricity will be available free per month.

6. Government will provide subsidy on purchasing solar panels.

7. Assistance and guidance will be provided by the government to obtain loans from banks for purchasing solar panels.

PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana Important Documents : -

1. Aadhaar Card

2. Certificate that confirms residence

3. Ration Card

4. Mobile number

5. Electricity bill

6. Bank Passbook

7. Income Certificate

8. Passport-sized photo

9. Affidavit

PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana Eligibility :-

1. Indian citizenship is necessary to avail the benefits of this scheme.

2. In this scheme, priority will be given to the youth of middle class and poor class.

3. The minimum age of the beneficiaries of this scheme should be more than 18 years.

4. To avail the benefits of the scheme, the candidate must have a bank account and Aadhar card.

5. Candidates from all categories are likely to benefit from this scheme.

6. The candidate must have a house that has a suitable roof to install solar panels.

7. The candidate must have valid electricity connection at home.

8. The candidate should not be availing the benefit of any other subsidy.

How to apply

  1. Visit the

      official website

  2. Provide the following details for registration.

    - Select your State
    - Select your Electricity Distribution Company
    - Enter your Electricity Consumer Number
    - Enter Mobile Number
    - Enter Email
    - Please follow as per the direction from the portal.

  3. Login with Consumer Number & Mobile Number.

  4. Apply for the Rooftop Solar as per the form.

  5. Fill out the online application form.

  6. Wait for the feasibility approval from DISCOM. Once you get the feasibility approval install the plant by any of the registered vendors in your DISCOM.

  7. Once installation is over, submit the plant details and apply for net meter.

  8. After installation of net meter and inspection by DISCOM, they will generate commissioning certificate from portal.

  9. Once you get the commissioning report. Submit the bank account details and a cancelled cheque through the portal. You will receive your subsidy in your bank account within 30 days.


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