Mission Solar Charkha was launched in 2018-19 for the implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country.
It is a Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) initiative. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) would implement the program.
The aims and objectives of Mission Solar Charkha are:-
- To ensure inclusive growth by generation of employment, especially for women and youth, and sustainable development through solar charkha cluster in rural areas.
- To boost the rural economy and help in arresting migration from rural to urban areas.
- To leverage low-cost, innovative technologies and processes for substance.