"We have set an ambitious target for generation ofclean energy including solar and the centre has been working towards its goal. Thesolar energy progress has started becoming into a social movement. The country will meet its renewable target before the stipulated time," he said here.
He emphasised on harnessing more technology and innovations that are emerging in thesolar energy field.
Every house must become solar power generating house, said Harsh Vardhan, who is also theMinister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Asked about the Central government's thrust on big-ticket solar projects while rooftop solar not getting prominence, he said: "The centre has been providing subsidy for roof-top solar and thestate government should take up this project. State must popularise roof top solar and make it a movement."
Responding to query on taxes being impose on solar equiment under Goods and Services Tax regime, he said theGST Council would take appropriate decision for the betterment of the sector and the country as a whole.