Mission Solar Charkha

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:-

  1. To ensure inclusive growth by generation of employment, especially for women and youth, and sustainable development through solar charkha cluster in rural areas.
  2. To boost the rural economy and help in arresting migration from rural to urban areas.
  3. To leverage low-cost, innovative technologies and processes for substance.