IDCOL is financing a 11.2 KWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to run a submersible solar water pump at Shapahar, Naogaon with a capacity of 250,000 liters per day at 35 meter head. A total of 64 solar PV modules with 175 Wp capacity each will be installed to provide the required power to run the pump. Total project cost has been estimated to be BDT 5.275 million, it will be financed through term loan facility following project financing mechanism and a grant from GEF fund. Once completed, it is expected to provide irrigation facilities to more than 3 hectares of land owned by a number of farmers in three seasons. The whole land area under the project will be utilized for paddy cultivation (3 crops) using buried pipe method.