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Bihar farmers await PM-KUSUM rollout

Jagdev Prasad is a farmer based in Baghar village in Barachatti block of Gaya district in Bihar. He owns 3.5 acres of agricultural land in the village and often grows wheat, brinjal and other vegetables on his farm. Till about five years ago, he used to irrigate his land with conventional form of the electricity and use diesel to run the motors to ensure no damage to the crops due to lack of irrigation.

December 21, 2021

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