Thu. Jul 25th, 2024
Punjab Free Solar Scheme Registration Start 2024

Punjab Free Solar Scheme

Finally, after a long wait, the Punjab government has taken a decision regarding the Punjab Free Solar Scheme. After the completion of the decision, the Punjab government has formally started registration for the poor and deserving. After the start of registration, 45 lakh families from across Punjab will be able to get solar systems after completing their registration. Within the article, such families will be able to know the complete procedure regarding completing the registration. Along with this, such families will also be informed about the changes in the solar panel scheme by the Punjab government. So if you want to get complete information, then you will need to read the article completely.

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Punjab Free Solar Penal Scheme New Updates

Recently, after assuming the charge of the post by Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz Sharif, it was decided to start a free solar panel scheme for poor and deserving families. It should be remembered that initially the aim of this scheme was to provide free solar systems to 50 thousand households across Punjab. In which those protected consumers who used up to 100 units of electricity per month were included.

Punjab Free Solar Scheme New Updates 2024

But seeing the problems of the people due to the recent rising electricity prices, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif has decided to provide free solar systems to 45 lakh households instead of 50,000 households. According to this decision taken by the Chief Minister of Punjab, now 45 lakh families from across Punjab will be able to get a free solar system. In this regard, the Chief Minister of Punjab said that the Punjab government will pay 90% of the total cost of the solar system, while the family receiving the solar system will have to pay 10%.

It should be remembered that these solar systems are being provided by the Punjab government in easy 5-year installments. And 90% of the cost will be paid by the Punjab government; it will have to be paid in easy 5-year installments by the family that gets the solar system. The most special thing about this scheme is that it will be absolutely free of interest.

Key Points Of Solar Penal Scheme

Cost Coverage: Initially, the Punjab government will pay 90 percent of the total cost of the solar panel, while the remaining 10 percent will have to be paid by the family receiving the solar system.

Payment Plan: 90% of the initial solar panel cost is to be paid by the family acquiring the solar system in easy installments over five years.

Target Audience: Under the scheme by the Punjab government, priority will be given first to the backward and poorest families.

Also Read: Eligibility Criteria For Punjab Free Solar Panel Scheme 2024

Eligibility Criteria

If you consume up to 500 units of electricity per month and want to get a solar system under the free solar panel scheme launched by the Punjab government, you need to meet the following eligibility criteria:.

  • You must belong to the backward and poorest families.
  • Being a government employee may disqualify you from this scheme.
  • You must belong to Punjab to avail of the benefit.
  • You must be a permanent citizen of Pakistan. If you have dual citizenship, you are ineligible for the scheme.
  • Your monthly income should be at least 50 thousand rupees.
  • Your home should not already have a solar system.
  • You are required to have a Pakistani identity card.
  • If you are involved in any kind of electricity theft, you cannot benefit from the scheme.

Required Documents

If you meet the eligibility criteria, you will need the following documents to complete the registration:

  • Scanned copy of CNIC
  • Recent electricity bills.
  • Mobile Number

Registration Process of Punjab Free Solar Scheme

All those families meeting the eligibility criteria who want to get a solar system can complete their registration by completing a few easy steps. Please note that in order to complete the registration, interested families must meet all the eligibility criteria mentioned above. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria, the aspirant families must have all the necessary documents mentioned above to complete the registration.

Families who have all the necessary documents for registration and meet all the eligibility criteria. They can go to their nearest Bank of Punjab branch, get the registration form, and submit their application. Remember, after submitting the registration form, such families will be informed via SMS when their eligibility is confirmed by the government. After which, the installation process of the solar system will begin after the government completes all the remaining steps.


The Punjab Free Solar Scheme launched by the Punjab government to promote renewable energy is the first and unique scheme of its kind. Under this scheme, not only by providing solar systems, the Punjab government will help in promoting renewable energy, but at the same time, national relief will be provided to the people who are suffering from heavy electricity bills. According to the latest updates released by the Punjab government, 45 lakh protected users across Punjab will be able to get free solar systems. This article contains all the necessary information for the aspiring families to complete their registration. Therefore, such families are requested to complete their registration as soon as possible to avail themselves of this beneficial scheme.

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