Election Day- Use Code DEMOCRACY24

Register Now

State RooftopSolar Attractiveness Index 2019: Highlights

Published on Monday, August 26, 2019
State RooftopSolar Attractiveness Index 2019: Highlights


  • SARAL which stands for State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index was recently launched by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) in association with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India and Ernst & Young. States are evaluated on the basis of attractiveness for rooftop development. It is first of its kind which provides a comprehensive overview of the measures taken for solar rooftop deployment.

Key Highlights

  • Karnataka has topped the index followed by Telangana.
  • Jammu & Kashmir has been ranked last.
  • Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh are ranked at 3rd and 4th rank respectively.
  • Karnataka has scored 78.8 and is assigned A++.
  • Telangana, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh has scored 72.2, 67.9 and 66.1 respectively.
  • The index has five components:
    • Robustness of policy framework
    • Implementation environment 
    • Investment climate 
    • Consumer experience 
    • Business ecosystem 
  • States are encouraged for assessing the initiatives taken so far and direct the ways which will help in improving solar rooftop ecosystem. 
  • MNRE has set a target of 175 GW of Renewable energy by 2022. 100 GW out of 175 GW is to be achieved by Solar power and 40 GW of that from grid-connected solar rooftops. 


Ques: 1. Which of the following state has topped SARAL?
a. Rajasthan
b. Gujarat
c. Maharashtra
d. Karnataka

Ques: 2. MNRE has set a target of 175GW RE by 2022. How much GW of it is to be achieved by Solar?
a. 100 GW
b. 125 GW
c. 110 GW
d. 115 GW
ebook store

About us

ramandeep singh

Ramandeep Singh, your guide to banking and insurance exams. With 14 years of experience and 5000+ selections, Ramandeep understands the path to success, having transitioned himself from Dena Bank and SBI. He's passionate about helping you achieve your banking and insurance dreams.

  • Follow me:
Close Menu
Close Menu