- Context: India’s ambitious agenda to source 40,000 MW of rooftop solar power by 2022
- News: Indian Railways have finalized a policy for harnessing solar energy on rooftops of railway premises
- The policy provides for setting up solar power plants through developer mode with a long term Power Purchase Agreement by Railways
- Objective: To reduce dependence on fossil fuels and expand solar power
Read about Railway Budget 2016-17.