Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana 2023: Install Solar Power Plant and earn money; Application Process

Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana 2023 Online Registration | How to apply online @ | Application fee & Land Lease rent | Important Instructions | Benefits of Rajasthan Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana                   


The Rajasthan government has launched a new scheme Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana (SKAY) in an effort to boost the income of the farmers/landowners. In accordance with this yojana, farmers may make significant money by erecting solar power plants on their barren wasteland. A website has been created by the state government for Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana where farmers may sign up, upload their documents, and participate. Through this article, we will give you information on the SKAY Yojanaso that you may establish a solar plant on your abandoned land and start making money.



Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana (SKAY) 

Energy Minister Bhavan Singh Bhati introduced the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana on October 17, 2022, with the goal of constructing solar power plants in Rajasthan. Under the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana, the government would lease out the unused or barren lands of the farmers/landowners in order to build solar power plants. The government will pay rent for using that land to the farmers. Now, the farmers might profit by putting solar power plants on their wasteful, unproductive land. Through this scheme, farmers may make extra money in addition they will get electricity for irrigation. For the benefit of farmers and developers participating in the Agricultural Livelihood Scheme, a portal has been created. Farmers in the state who are interested can register on this portal to offer their waste or unproductive land for leasing. The information about the land provided by the farmers is visible to developers on the portal.


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Key Highlights Rajasthan Solar Agriculture Livelihood Scheme 2023

Scheme NameSaur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana
embarked uponby the Government of Rajasthan
beneficiaryAny farmer or land owner of the state
purposeTo utilize the abundant land resources of the state by giving an opportunity to lease/rent out barren land
Application Processonline
official websitehttps://www-skayrajasthan-org-in.


Objective of Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana

The primary goal of the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana is to utilize the abundant land resources of the state by providing farmers/landowners with the chance to lease or rent barren land for the construction of solar power plants on a predetermined amount basis. For this, the Rajasthan Discoms has created a web portal through which the farmers can register to lease their barren property for the construction of solar power plants. Additionally, solar power plant developers can sign up in this portal to contact registered farmers. As a result of this scheme, the farmers will prosper and their revenue will rise. The electricity generated by the solar power plant that will be built under this scheme will be available solely to the residents of the surrounding area, with enough power for agricultural activity during the day. Farmers may make effective use of their barren land. PM Kisan Online Registration


Eligibility Criteria for Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana Portal

Eligibility condition for land owners for registration:

  • Any land owner (including but not limited to individual / Group of farmers, Registered co-operative societies, organizations/associations / Institutions, etc).
  • Interested farmers/landowners (single / group) may register a minimum of 1-hectare continuous land parcel.
  • In the case of a group of farmers/landowners, only one person is to be nominated by the group with proper Power of Attorney (PoA) in favor of the nominated person.


Eligibility condition for developers for registration:

  • Any Solar Power Developer



Registration Fee for Solar Energy Plant

Farmers who want to build solar plants under the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana must pay a registration fee of Rs 1180. In addition, the solar power plant developer must pay a registration fee of Rs 5,900. When both parties have submitted their fees and supporting documentation. The Discom will examine the application or verify the land until after that. At the discom level, a special support desk will soon be established to address the issues of farmers and developers. National Cyber Crime reporting Portal



Subsidy for Solar Energy Plant

A developer will be offered a 30% subsidy under the PM Kusum Yojana as part of the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana in order to build up a solar power plant.



Steps taken up by the Government to ensure risk protection

To ensure risk protection for both parties ie the farmers or landowners and the solar power plant developer, the state government will also engage into a tripartite contract with the landowner, farmer, developer, and the relevant Discom or Company. It will help reducing risk, solar energy generation, pollution reduction, and doubling of farmer income.




Features of Solar Agricultural Livelihood Scheme

  • On October 17, 2022, Energy Minister Bhawan Singh Bhati introduced the Saur Krishi Ajivika Yojana, which aims to build solar power plants in Rajasthan.
  • Farmers would have access to electricity under the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana even throughout the day.
  • The developers will connect the available property with the contact information of the farmers/landowners across the state.
  • Farmers/landowners will have the option to make additional money in the form of lease for barren/unusable land.
  • Lower power purchase costs, distribution costs, and company losses will result from affordable and readily available energy in the state.
  • There won’t be any restrictions on the size of the solar power plant or where it will be installed as a part of the scheme from PM Kusum Yojana component A.
  • Due to the close proximity of electricity generation and consumption to the user, distribution infrastructure and loss would also be reduced.
  • Farmers will have the chance to make money in addition to having access to electricity for irrigation.
  • Registration on the official website is mandatory for farmers and developers in order to receive the benefits of the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana.
  • The Solar Agricultural Livelihood Scheme is open to land owners, farmers, groups of farmers, registered cooperative societies, organisations, and union institutions.
  • To lease or rent land of at least 1 hectare, any farmer or landowner in the state may register.
  • The registered area of unusable, barren land must be within a 5-kilometer radius of the substation.
  • In accordance with this scheme’s requirements, landowners or farmers must execute a valid power of attorney in the name of one of the candidates because a power of attorney must be uploaded in order to register on the portal.
  • To apply, the applicants have to make online payment of non-refundable registration fee.



Benefits of the Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana

Benefits to Farmers:

  • Availability of day-time solar power
  • Opportunity to earn additional income in the form of lease rent for the barren land by farmers


Benefits to Developers:

  • ‘One-stop’ access to available land parcel / areas with contract details of land owners / farmers across the state
  • Guaranteed purchase of solar power by Discom for 25 years at levelized tariff
  • Enjoy CFA benefits of PM-KUSUM Component C (feeder level solarization)


Benefits to Discoms:

  • Availability of cheap solar power at distribution end leading to reduction in power purchase cost and AT&C losses
  • Unlike Component A of PM-KUSUM scheme, there is no capping on the solar PV power plant capacity or its installation location.
  • Reduction in power transmission cost owing to avoided transmission infrastructure as power generation and consumption is at distribution end
  • Better RPO compliance translating to savings of around Re 1 per unit (currently borne by Discoms due to shortfall in compliance)


Benefits to Government of Rajasthan:

  • Reduction in tariff subsidy burden (on energy charges) for agriculture consumers upto difference between the discovered levelized tariff and existing cost of supply at distribution end
  • Contribute towards achieving Distributed Generation target of 4000 MW by 2024-26 under Solar Policy 2019




Documents required for application in Solar Agricultural Livelihood Scheme

  • Aadhar Card
  • residence certificate
  • land ownership certificate
  • farm title deeds
  • bank passbook
  • passport size photo
  • mobile number



Scheme Implementing Agency(s):

  • Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) – Nodal Agency
  • Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL)
  • Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JdVVNL)



Applicable Land Lease Rent:

Applicable Annual Lease Rent (Rs. per hectare) under the Scheme (to be escalated 5% every two years) applicable initially for a period of 26 years (including 25 years PPA duration):


Prevailing DLC ​​rate of Land at the time of registration(Rs. per hectare)

Annual Lease Rent (Rs. per hectare)

Upto 8 lakhs80,000
More than 8 lakhs and less than 12 lakhs1,00,000
More than 12 lakhs and less than 20 lakhs1,40,000
More than 20 lakhs1,60,000



Instruction to Farmers / Land Owners:

  • Interested farmers / land owners who meet the eligibility criteria can create their login credentials on the portal and search for the availability of choice of Circle/ District, Division/ sub division and substation on the portal.
  • Once the substation is selected, the applicant (farmers / landowners) can register their land on the portal by filling up the online form and uploading all the required documents including Jamabandi on the portal.
  • Offered land shall be of clear title, free from litigation and any encumbrances.
  • For any false information or legal issues arise at any later stage, the land owner shall be responsible and no compensation / damages shall be paid by Discoms/developers.
  • In case of multiple ownership of one land parcel/ area OR, group of farmers/ land owners intending to register their group of land, all such farmers/ land owners need nominate one of such farmer/ land owner to submit the application on the portal and Upload Power of Attorney (PoA) in favor of nominated farmer/land owner on the portal.
  • After submission of the application, land owners/ farmers need to pay the registration fee online at the portal itself.
  • After successful payment of the registration fee, a Unique Registration ID will be generated and the same will be sent to the registered mobile number of the applicant.
  • One land parcel/ area can be registered against only one substation/ plant location.
  • A farmer / land owner can register more than one number of land parcel/ area subject to payment of applicable registration fee for each land parcel / area and meeting the condition mentioned at point above.
  • Registered applications will be forwarded to the concerned Discom’s field office for the purpose of Joint Survey.
  • Discom’s field office shall upload the Joint Survey Report (JSR) along with the broad connectivity line diagram on the portal. In case of any discrepancy, the application will be reported back to the applicant for rectification.
  • Any land parcel/ area will be considered successfully registered on the portal only when the JSR and broad connectivity line diagram against the application is uploaded by Discom’s field office.


Process to register under Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana.
  • After this, the home page of the website will open in front of you.


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  • On the home page, you have to click on the option of Register Here.
  • On clicking, a new page will open in front of you.


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  • On this page, you have to enter your mobile number, full name, and user type.
  • Now, you have to click Submit option.
  • After this, a new window will open in front of you where you will see an application form.
  • In this application form, you will have to provide all the details of your land, etc.
  • After providing the details, you will have to deposit the registration fee online mode
  • After this, you have to check all the information provided and click on submit option.



Procedure to login on Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana Portal of Rajasthan

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of Saura Agricultural Livelihood Scheme.
  • After this, the home page of the website will open in front of you.
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  • On the home page, you have to click on the option of Login Here in Farmer Login.
  • After which the login page will open in front of you.


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  • On this page, you will have to enter your User ID and Password.
  • Now, you have to click on the option of Login.

In this way, you can easily login under Saur Krishi Aajeevika Yojana.




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