Solar Subsidy in Odisha for Domestic Solar System Installation

Get a solar subsidy in Odisha of up to Rs. 78,000 for installing a residential rooftop solar system in 2024. We have vendors empanelled at DISCOMs of Odisha and they follow all the guidelines to help you get the subsidy seamlessly.

The Central Government of India provides a solar subsidy of up to Rs. 78,000 for domestic rooftop solar system installation. If you are a citizen of Odisha, you can also get the financial assistance and reduce your total out-of-pocket installation cost. 

Here is the subsidy amount, eligibility criteria and application process for homeowners in Odisha.

Residential Solar Subsidy in Odisha and Subsidised Installation Cost

The electricity tariff in Odisha ranges between Rs. 2.90 to Rs. 6.10 per unit for domestic consumers. A home solar system installation can significantly reduce your electricity bill and at the same time will help India reach its green energy mission.

To reduce your installation cost, the Central Government is now providing subsidies of Rs. 30,000, Rs. 60,000 and Rs. 78,000 to homeowners for installing 1 kW, 2 kW, 3 kW or more solar panel capacity. Households in Odisha can avail subsidies for rooftop solar installation based on the installed capacity of solar panels.

Here is the total cost of installing residential solar systems before and after subsidy:

Solar Panel Capacity

Total Cost Before Subsidy


Total Cost After Subsidy

1 kW

Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 1,30,000

Rs. 30,000

Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 1,00,000

2 kW

Rs. 1,40,000 to Rs. 1,80,000

Rs. 60,000

Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 1,20,000

3 kW

Rs. 1,90,000 to Rs. 2,30,000

Rs. 78,000

Rs. 1,12,000 to Rs. 1,52,000

4 kW

Rs. 2,40,000 to Rs. 2,80,000

Rs. 78,000

Rs. 1,62,000 to Rs. 2,02,000

6 kW

Rs. 3,40,000 to Rs. 3,80,000

Rs. 78,000

Rs. 2,62,000 to Rs. 3,02,000

8 Kw

Rs. 4,40,000 to Rs. 4,80,000

Rs. 78,000

Rs. 3,62,000 to Rs. 4,02,000

10 kW

Rs. 5,40,000 to Rs. 5,80,000

Rs. 78,000

Rs. 4,62,000 to Rs. 5,02,000

Eligibility Criteria for Getting Solar Subsidy in Odisha

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) presents the prerequisites for households to get solar subsidies. Here are the requirements for you to get subsidies up to Rs. 78,000 from the Central Government:

1. DCR and ALMM-listed Solar Module Installation

DCR or Domestic Content Requirement indicates Indian-manufactured solar modules. The Indian Government provides subsidies for installing DCR solar modules. In addition, you need to install solar modules from the Approved List of models and manufacturers or the ALMM list to get solar subsidies.

2. Empanelment of Vendors with DISCOM

The MNRE mandates the empanelment of vendors or solar installers with registered DISCOM to provide subsidies to households. Ensure you install solar systems for your house from vendors empanelled at Odisha based DISCOM.

3. Requirements for Homeowners

To get subsidies from the Indian government you need to adhere to the following eligibility criteria:

  • You need to be a resident Indian.
  • As a subsidy applicant, you need to own the home and have roof rights.
  • You need to have an existing electricity connection in your name.

4. Installation of On-grid Solar Panels

Home solar systems can be on-grid, off-grid or hybrid. However, the availability of solar subsidies is subject to installing only on-grid solar systems. An on-grid solar system requires a net meter integration to monitor electricity exports and imports to and from the grid.

Documents Required to Get Solar Subsidy in 2024

You require the following documents to get subsidies from the Central Government of India:

  • Identity proof (Voter ID card, PAN card, Aadhaar card, etc.)
  • Address proof (Voter ID card, PAN card, Aadhaar card, etc.)
  • Proof of residential ownership and roof rights
  • Latest electricity bills

How to Apply for Solar Subsidy in Odisha

You have to follow the steps below to apply for a solar subsidy in 2024 for your home in Odisha:

Step 1: User Registration

If you are not registered on the PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana portal, register yourself by visiting the ‘National Portal for Rooftop Solar’ at

You have to register by choosing your state, district and DISCOM (electricity distribution company). Further, you have to enter your consumer number and active mobile number.

consumer account details

Step 2: User Log In

On completing the registration process, log in using your credentials like your registered mobile number to apply for solar subsidy.

login to apply for rooftop solar

Step 3: Feasibility Approval

You will need feasibility approval from the MNRE to proceed with solar system installation on your home rooftop in Odisha.

Step 4: Net Meter Application

Once the solar system installation process is complete, you have to submit detailed information about solar installation on the portal to apply for a net meter.

Step 5: Solar System Inspection

On integrating the net meter, representatives from your DISCOM will visit your home to inspect the installed solar system.

Step 6: Commissioning Certificate

You have to collect the commissioning certificate generated on the national portal.

Step 7: Subsidy Application

In the final step, you have to upload your bank account details followed by a copy of a cancelled cheque and the commissioning certificate on the same portal to apply for a subsidy.

Usually, the entitled subsidy amount gets credited to the applicant’s account within 30 days from the date of submitting the final documents on the portal.

Submit bank account details and a cancelled cheque through the portal for the national subsidy (CFA). The solar subsidy amount will be credited within 30 days if bank details are correct.

MNRE-Registered DISCOMs and Empanelled-Vendors in Odisha

Odisha has four MNRE-registered DISCOMs with majority stakes held by Tata Power. For your convenience, here is the list of DISCOMs, followed by their address and the name of the nodal officer:



Nodal Officer

Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL)

Kalyani Complex Building, DAV-power house road, powerhouse colony, Raj Bhawan Colony, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha – 751008.

Ashok Oreda

Tata Power Northern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL)

GV6R+8VJ, Emami ByPass, Kalidaspur, Balia, Januganj, Remuna, Balasore, Odish – 756019 

Rajib Kumar Nayak

Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL)

M657+GV9, Gulipatna, Umerkote, Odisha – 764073 

Nalla Santosh Choudhary

Tata Power Western Odisha Distribution Limited (TPWODL)

WESCO Corporate Building Burla, Beside Burla Police Station, Sambalpur, Odisha – 768017 

Spata Joshi

Disclaimer: The names and addresses are as of June 2024 and are subject to change based on government notices.

You can connect with solar assistants like Das Energie Private Limited, to get solar quotations from solar installers empanelled with the above-mentioned DISCOMs. This helps you choose solar installation partners for affordable residential solar system installation at a subsidised rate.

Solar Capacity of Odisha

Estimates by the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) show that Odisha’s solar potential is 25.78 GW. However, the state has an installed solar capacity of 473.03 MW as of February 2024 (PIB Report on State-wise Installed Solar Capacity). 

The Grid Corporation of Odisha agreed with the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to develop at least 1 GW of solar projects in the state to increase the installed solar capacity. The central solar subsidy under the PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana will attract more households from Odisha to install home solar system.

To speed up the installation further in Odisha, Das Energie extends its platform. You can get quotations from vetted registered installers for rooftop solar installation. They are highly professional and follow proper guidelines. With their assistance, you can easily claim the solar subsidy.

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