Fraudulent Websites for Registration under Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan(KUSUM) Scheme.
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
18-March-2019 16:08 IST
Advisory to General Public : Fraudulent websites for registration under Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) Scheme
The Government of India has recently approved scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar power plants. Administrative Approval for the scheme has been issued by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on 08.03.2019. DISCOMs and State Nodal agencies shall be implementing this scheme for which the detailed guidelines will be issued shortly.
It has been noticed that few websites have cropped up claiming to be registration portal for KUSUM Scheme. Such websites are potentially duping general public and misusing data captured through fake registration portal.
In this regard, MNRE hereby advises all potential beneficiaries and general public to avoid depositing any registration fee or share their data on such websites. They may contact their DISCOMs / State Renewable Energy Nodal Agencies for any information in this regard. Any suspected fraudulent website if noticed by anyone may be reported to MNRE. For Guidelines and scheme implementation procedure, official portal of the Ministry: www.mnre.gov.in may be visited.