Centre has issued simplified procedure to install rooftop solar plant for the residential consumers. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said, a national portal for registering applications from the beneficiary and tracking progress will be developed.
The household beneficiary, who wished to install Rooftop Solar under the new mechanism will have to apply on the national portal. The beneficiary will be required to submit necessary information including details of bank account where the subsidy amount will be transferred.
The application will be forwarded online to the concerned DISCOM for issuance of technical feasibility approval within next 15 working days. It said, the beneficiary has to install its plant within a specified period otherwise his application will be cancelled.
The Ministry said that the national portal will be developed in about six to eight weeks. Till the national portal comes into operation, the existing procedure for availing subsidy for installation of rooftop solar plant through DISCOMs will continue.