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Title: Households free to install rooftop solar by any vendor under govt scheme: MNRE
Source:The Financial Express
Date:21 January 2022

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy on 21 January 2022 said households are free to get rooftop solar panel installed by themselves or by any vendor of their choice and a photograph of the installed system for distribution utility is sufficient to avail benefits or subsidy under the government scheme. Earlier under the rooftop solar scheme, the households were required to get that from the listed vendors only to avail the benefits and subsidy under the scheme. The decision to simplify the rooftop solar scheme was taken in a review meeting chaired by Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy Mr R K Singh on January 19, 2022, as per a statement by the ministry.

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