Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Saur Sujala Yojana that would provide solar poweredirrigation pumps to farmers at a subsidized price. It was launched in Chhattisgarh as part of the state’s16th foundation day celebrations. With this Chhattisgarh becomes the first state to implement thescheme. Key Facts Under the scheme, solar powered irrigation pumps of 3HP and 5HP capacity willbe distributed to the farmers. The beneficiaries would get the pumps at the subsidised price. It ismainly aimed to give priority to those areas where electricity has not reached, so that farmers can utilize them in irrigation and agriculture. Around 51,000 farmers would be benefitted in the state withthe launch of the scheme by 2018. Earlier, PM Narendra Modi had dedicated the Jungle Safari in NayaRaipur. It is claimed to be the biggest man-made safari in Asia. The safari is spread across 320hectares of area.